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List of Sites of Special Scientific Interest in Nottinghamshire

Nottinghamshire, and its location within the United Kingdom

This is a list of Sites of Special Scientific Interest (SSSIs) in Nottinghamshire, a county in the East Midlands. Nottinghamshire is bordered by South Yorkshire to the north, and Leicestershire to the south, and has an estimated population of 1,055,400 within an area of 2,159 km2 (533,500.5 acres), therefore making it the 17th largest cermeonial county in the United Kingdom.[1] The data in this table is taken from English Nature's website in the form of citation sheets for each SSSI.[2]

As of March 2012 there are 66 SSSIs in Nottinghamshire. 63 are notable for their biological interest, 1 for its geology and 2 for both geological and biological interest.

For other counties, see List of SSSIs by Area of Search.

Contents

  • Sites 1
  • See also 2
  • Notes 3
  • References 4
  • External links 5

Sites

Site name Reason for designation Area Location & map ref Other designations Map/Refs
Biological interest Geological interest Hectares Acres
Annesley Woodhouse Quarry Y 34.6 85.5
    
WT  Map  [3]
Ashton's Meadow Y 3.6 8.8
    
 Map  [4]
Attenborough Gravel Pits Y 226.6 559.9
    
WT  Map  [5]
Bagthorpe Meadows Y 6.3 15.6
    
 Map  [6]
Barnstone Railway Cutting Y 1.5 3.8
    
 Map  [7]
Barrow Hills Sandpit Y 1.9 4.6
    
 Map  [8]
Besthorpe Meadows Y 9.3 23.1
    
 Map  [9]
Besthorpe Warren Y 8.8 21.8
    
 Map  [10]
Bevercotes Park Y 8.5 21.1
    
 Map  [11]
Birklands And Bilhaugh Y 505.7 1249.7
    
CP, NNR, NCR, SAC  Map  [12]
Birklands West And Ollerton Corner Y 414.6 1024.6
    
LNR  Map  [13]
Bogs Farm Quarry Y 4.9 12
    
 Map  [14]
Bulwell Wood Y 16.8 41.5
    
 Map  [15]
Castle Hill Wood Y 30.4 75.1
    
 Map  [16]
Chesterfield Canal Y 29.8 73.7
    
 Map  [17]
Clarborough Tunnel Y 8.5 21.1
    
WT  Map  [18]
Clipstone Heath Y 4.2 10.4
    
 Map  [19]
Clumber Park Y 525.7 1298.9
    
NT  Map  [20]
Colwick Cutting Y Y 2.1 5.1
    
GCR, LNR  Map  [21]
Dovedale Wood Y 13.4 33.2
    
NT  Map  [22]
Dyscarr Wood Y 21.6 53.4
    
WT  Map  [23]
Eakring And Maplebeck Meadows Y 15.8 39
    
WT  Map  [24]
Friezeland Grassland Y 3.7 9.1
    
 Map  [25]
Gamston & Eaton Woods & Roadside Verges Y 57.2 141.2
    
WT  Map  [26]
Gotham Hill Pasture Y 8.4 20.8
    
 Map  [27]
Hills And Holes And Sookholme Brook, Warsop Y 30.2 74.5
    
WES  Map  [28]
Holme Pit Y 4.2 10.3
    
 Map  [29]
Kimberley Railway Cutting Y Y 5.4 13.3
    
GCR, WT  Map  [30]
Kinoulton Marsh And Canal Y 2.6 6.4
    
 Map  [31]
Kirkby Grives Y 22 54.4
    
LNR, WT  Map  [32]
Kirton Wood, Notts. Y 18.4 45.5
    
WT  Map  [33]
Laxton Sykes Y 14.3 35.3
    
 Map  [34]
Linby Quarries Y 38.7 95.6
    
 Map  [35]
Lord Stubbins Wood Y 24.8 61.4
    
 Map  [36]
Mather Wood Y 8 19.7
    
 Map  [37]
Mattersey Hill Marsh Y 6 14.9
    
 Map  [38]
Misson Line Bank Y 20.7 51.2
    
 Map  [39]
Misson Training Area Y 85.2 210.5
    
WT  Map  [40]
Mother Drain, Misterton Y 3.6 9
    
 Map  [41]
Newhall Reservoir Meadow Y 0.7 1.8
    
 Map  [42]
Normanton Pastures Y 16.6 40.9
    
 Map  [43]
Orston Plaster Pits Y 4.6 11.5
    
 Map  [44]
Pleasley Vale Railway Y 3.5 8.7
    
LNR  Map  [45]
Rainworth Heath Y 13.6 33.7
    
 Map  [46]
Rainworth Lakes Y 14.2 35
    
 Map  [47]
Redgate Woods And Mansey Common Y 71.3 176.1
    
 Map  [48]
River Idle Washlands Y 88.5 218.6
    
WT  Map  [49]
Robbinetts Y 6.3 15.5
    
 Map  [50]
Roe Wood Y 46.7 115.5
    
 Map  [51]
Rushcliffe Golf Course Y 19.5 48.1
    
 Map  [52]
Scrooby Top Quarry Y 3.6 8.8
    
 Map  [53]
Seller's Wood Y 13.9 34.3
    
LNR  Map  [54]
Sherwood Forest Golf Course Y 62.5 154.5
    
 Map  [55]
Sledder Wood Meadows Y 7.9 19.6
    
 Map  [56]
Spalford Warren Y 35.8 88.5
    
 Map  [57]
Strawberry Hill Heaths Y 31.5 77.9
    
 Map  [58]
Styrrup Quarry Y 0.3 0.7
    
GCR  Map  [59]
Sutton And Lound Gravel Pits Y 316.8 782.8
    
WT  Map  [60]
Teversal Pastures Y 17.9 44.3
    
LNR  Map  [61]
Teversal To Pleasley Railway Y 5 12.4
    
LNR, WT  Map  [62]
Thoresby Lake Y 58 143.3
    
 Map  [63]
Treswell Wood Y 48 118.6
    
WT  Map  [64]
Welbeck Lake Y 101.7 251.2
    
Wildlife refuge  Map  [65]
Wellow Park Y 135.5 334.8
    
 Map  [66]
Wilford Claypits Y 2.2 5.4
    
 Map  [67]
Wilwell Cutting Y 7.3 18.1
    
LNR, WT  Map  [68]

See also

Notes

A Data rounded to one decimal place.
B Grid reference is based on the British national grid reference system, also known as OSGB36, and is the system used by the Ordnance Survey.[69]
C Those SSSIs with more than one OS grid reference are composed of multiple sections, separated by non-SSSI land.[69]
E Link to maps using the Nature on the Map service provided by Natural England.

References

  1. ^ "T 08: Selected age groups for local authorities in the United Kingdom; estimated resident population; Mid-2006 Population Estimates".  
  2. ^ Natural England data for Nottinghamshire SSSIs. Retrieved on 2012-03-16
  3. ^ "Annesley Woodhouse Quarries" (PDF). 
  4. ^ "Ashton'S Meadow" (PDF). 
  5. ^ "Attenborough Gravel Pits" (PDF). 
  6. ^ "Bagthorpe Meadows" (PDF). 
  7. ^ "Barnstone Railway Cutting" (PDF). 
  8. ^ "Barrow Hills Sandpit" (PDF). 
  9. ^ "Besthorpe Meadows" (PDF). 
  10. ^ "Besthorpe Warren" (PDF). 
  11. ^ "Bevercotes Park" (PDF). 
  12. ^ "Birklands And Bilhaugh" (PDF). 
  13. ^ "Birklands West And Ollerton Corner" (PDF). 
  14. ^ "Bogs Farm Quarry" (PDF). 
  15. ^ "Bulwell Wood" (PDF). 
  16. ^ "Castle Hill Wood" (PDF). 
  17. ^ "Chesterfield Canal" (PDF). 
  18. ^ "Clarborough Tunnel" (PDF). 
  19. ^ "Clipstone Heath" (PDF). 
  20. ^ "Clumber Park" (PDF). 
  21. ^ "Colwick Cutting" (PDF). 
  22. ^ "Dovedale Wood" (PDF). 
  23. ^ "Dyscarr Wood" (PDF). 
  24. ^ "Eakring And Maplebeck Meadows" (PDF). 
  25. ^ "Friezeland Grassland" (PDF). 
  26. ^ "Gamston & Eaton Woods & Roadside Verges" (PDF). 
  27. ^ "Gotham Hill Pasture" (PDF). 
  28. ^ "Hills And Holes And Sookholme Brook, Warsop" (PDF). 
  29. ^ "Holme Pit" (PDF). 
  30. ^ "Kimberley Railway Cutting" (PDF). 
  31. ^ "Kinoulton Marsh And Canal" (PDF). 
  32. ^ "Kirkby Grives" (PDF). 
  33. ^ "Kirton Wood, Notts." (PDF). 
  34. ^ "Laxton Sykes" (PDF). 
  35. ^ "Linby Quarries" (PDF). 
  36. ^ "Lord Stubbins Wood" (PDF). 
  37. ^ "Mather Wood" (PDF). 
  38. ^ "Mattersey Hill Marsh" (PDF). 
  39. ^ "Misson Line Bank" (PDF). 
  40. ^ "Misson Training Area" (PDF). 
  41. ^ "Mother Drain, Misterton" (PDF). 
  42. ^ "Newhall Reservoir Meadow" (PDF). 
  43. ^ "Normanton Pastures" (PDF). 
  44. ^ "Orston Plaster Pits" (PDF). 
  45. ^ "Pleasley Vale Railway" (PDF). 
  46. ^ "Rainworth Heath" (PDF). 
  47. ^ "Rainworth Lakes" (PDF). 
  48. ^ "Redgate Woods And Mansey Common" (PDF). 
  49. ^ "River Idle Washlands" (PDF). 
  50. ^ "Robbinetts" (PDF). 
  51. ^ "Roe Wood" (PDF). 
  52. ^ "Rushcliffe Golf Course" (PDF). 
  53. ^ "Scrooby Top Quarry" (PDF). 
  54. ^ "Seller'S Wood" (PDF). 
  55. ^ "Sherwood Forest Golf Course" (PDF). 
  56. ^ "Sledder Wood Meadows" (PDF). 
  57. ^ "Spalford Warren" (PDF). 
  58. ^ "Strawberry Hill Heaths" (PDF). 
  59. ^ "Styrrup Quarry" (PDF). 
  60. ^ "Sutton And Lound Gravel Pits" (PDF). 
  61. ^ "Teversal Pastures" (PDF). 
  62. ^ "Teversal To Pleasley Railway" (PDF). 
  63. ^ "Thoresby Lake" (PDF). 
  64. ^ "Treswell Wood" (PDF). 
  65. ^ "Welbeck Lake" (PDF). 
  66. ^ "Wellow Park" (PDF). 
  67. ^ "Wilford Claypits" (PDF). 
  68. ^ "Wilwell Cutting" (PDF). 
  69. ^ a b "Guide to National Grid". Ordnance Survey. Retrieved 2008-02-21. 

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