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Horton Common

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Aspect Detail
Designation Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI)
Manager Open Access
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Once farmed heathland north of Three Legged Cross.

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

SSSI Name Horton Common
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In 1981, before a large part was destroyed by ploughing, Horton Common was one of the most extensive unbroken tracts of heathland in Dorset. Areas which have remained undamaged still support the range of heathland types from dry heath to wet heath and bog with plants and animals typical of these habitats several of which are uncommon or rare.

Interest Biological
Status To be Featured on Nod
My Notes