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White Horse Hill

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Aspect Detail
Designation Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI)
Manager Open Access
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Chalk downland overlooking Weymouth Bay

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

SSSI Name White Horse Hill
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White Horse Hill forms part of the steep south-facing scarp at the southern edge of the Dorset chalk, overlooking the valley of the River Jordan, north of Weymouth. The site overlies bands of Upper, Middle and Lower Chalk on which herb-rich grassland communities have developed. These communities, unmodified by agricultural improvement, are now nationally rare and here support a wide range of uncommon butterfly species.

Interest Biological
Status To be Featured on Nod
My Notes