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Higher Houghton

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Aspect Detail
Manager Management Unknown
Designation Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI)
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Three wooded vallies running through chalk downland west of Blandford.

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

SSSI Name Higher Houghton
Primary Photo

This site, which covers three dry valleys in chalk with adjacent plateau, has grassland and woodland of great diversity reflecting variation in its soils. The chalk grassland and scrub communities are particularly rich and well developed and provide excellent examples of types found in east-central Dorset.

Interest Biological
Status To be Featured on Nod
My Notes