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Site of Special Scientific Interest
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Area of Search Surrey
Interest Biological
Area 141.6 hectares (350 acres)
Notification 1987
Location map Magic Map

Blackheath is a 141.6-hectare (350-acre) biological Site of Special Scientific Interest south-east of Guildford in Surrey.

This area of dry lowland heath and acid grassland is managed for conservation and fauna includes a wide range of breeding birds, the vulnerable heathland spider Oxyopes heterophthalmus and the rare beetle Lomechusoides strumosa. There is also woodland which has a rare moss, Dicranum polysetum.

Blackheath Lane and Littleford Lane go through the site.

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