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Basildon Meadows
Site of Special Scientific Interest
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Area of Search Essex
Grid reference
Interest Biological
Area 6.5 hectares
Notification 1985
Location map Magic Map

Basildon Meadows is a 6.5 hectare biological Site of Special Scientific Interest on the southern outskirts of Basildon in Essex.

The site is composed of three unimproved meadows which have a wide variety of herbs. The principal grasses are creeping bent, rye-grass and crested dog's tail. Flowers include the green-winged orchid and yellow rattle, which are rare in Essex. There is also a small pond and scattered scrub.

The fields are private land with no public access.

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