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Wansford Pasture

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Area of Search  Cambridgeshire
Interest  Biological
Location map  Magic Map
Grid reference  TL 069 994
Area  3.1 hectares
Notification  1985
Wansford Pasture
Address  Old Leicester Rd, Wansford, Peterborough PE8 6NQ, UK
Hours  Open today · Open 24 hoursSundayOpen 24 hoursMondayOpen 24 hoursTuesdayOpen 24 hoursWednesdayOpen 24 hoursThursdayOpen 24 hoursFriday(Good Friday)Open 24 hoursHours might differSaturdayOpen 24 hoursSuggest an edit

Wansford Pasture is a 3.1 hectare biological Site of Special Scientific Interest in Wansford in Cambridgeshire. It is part of the 7.3 hectare Wansford Pasture & Standen's Pasture, a nature reserve managed by the Wildlife Trust for Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Northamptonshire (WTBCN).

This is a south-facing slope, with Jurassic limestone grassland and a flush lower down which has a wide variety of wet-loving plants, including some which are rare in the county. The ecology is maintained by avoiding the use of fertilisers and herbicides, and by grazing. The WTBCN was enlarged by the donation of Standen's Pasture in 2007.

There is access to the site from Old Leicester Road.

References

Wansford Pasture Wikipedia


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