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Alder Wood and Meadow
Site of Special Scientific Interest
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Area of Search Northamptonshire
Interest Biological
Area 13.2 hectares
Notification 1985
Location map Magic Map

Alder Wood and Meadow is a 13.2 hectare biological Site of Special Scientific Interest south-west of Corby in Northamptonshire.

The semi-natural ancient broadleaved woodland is a surviving fragment of the Royal Forest of Rockingham. It is mainly ash, and the ground flora on base rich soil includes tufted hair-grass, dog's mercury and enchanter's nightshade. The meadow is agriculturally unimproved, and it has surviving medieval ridge and furrow.

There is access by a footpath from Rushton.

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