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Higher Houghton

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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
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Description

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
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Natural England Distribution Map Species List Some Photographs Guidance Notes

These sites featured on the Nature of Dorset fall within this SSSI. Click the site name to find out more about it. Alternatively, click the map logo above and see their location on a map and then view the site details from there:

Sites featured on the Nature of Dorset within this SSSI designation (Click to view details) Headline
Higher Houghton

Three wooded vallies running through chalk downland west of Blandford.