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Breach Fields

Aspect Detail
Geology Clay
Manager Management Unknown
Designation Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI)
Area Northern Dorset
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Unimproved grassland just west of Shaftesbury

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This site is designated as an SSSI or is part of a larger SSSI. Here are the details:

SSSI Name Breach Fields
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Lying to the west of Shaftesbury, the site comprises three west-facing fields on slopes which overlie Gault Clay and Upper Greensand. These fields have been relatively little modified by agricultural improvement and support species-rich neutral grassland which is now rare both in Dorset and nationally.

Interest Biological
Status To be Featured on Nod
My Notes
Name of reserve or wildlife hot-spot Breach Fields
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