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Barrow Gravel Pits
Site of Special Scientific Interest
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Area of Search Leicestershire
Interest Biological
Area 35.6 hectares (88 acres)
Notification 1983
Location map Magic Map

Barrow Gravel Pits is a 35.6 hectares (88 acres) biological Site of Special Scientific Interest in Barrow upon Soar in Leicestershire.

This site in the flood plain of the River Soar has open water in the former gravel pits, marshes, hay meadows, woodland and scrub. Aquatic plants include yellow water lily, rigid hornwort, lesser pondweed and fan-leaved water crowfoot.

There is access through a caravan park from Bridge Street.

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