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Bassenhally Pit
Site of Special Scientific Interest
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Area of Search Cambridgeshire
Interest Biological
Area 8.6 hectares
Notification 1984
Location map Magic Map

Bassenhally Pit is an 8.6 hectare biological Site of Special Scientific Interest north-east of Whittlesey in Cambridgeshire.

This former gravel quarry has diverse habitats, such as a pond, marshes, grassland, scrub and woodland. The marsh is a nationally scarce habitat, and it has plants including jointed rush, creeping bent, lesser water-plantain, early marsh-orchid and water violet.

The site is owned by the Whittlesey Wildfowlers and Conservationists, and there is no public access.

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