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Buttlers Hangings
Site of Special Scientific Interest
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Area of Search Buckinghamshire
Interest Biological
Area 3.9 hectares
Notification 1984
Location map Magic Map

Buttlers Hangings is a 3.9 hectare Site of Special Scientific Interest north of West Wycombe in Buckinghamshire. It is in the Chilterns Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

The site is steeply sloping grassland and scrub which has a wide variety of plant species. There are many rabbit burrows and a badger sett. Invertebrates include colonies of chalkland butterflies and four endangered Red Book spiders. Other insects include yellow meadow ants, thorn-hoppers and a rare weevil, Ceutorhynchus unguicularis. Fourteen snail species have been recorded.

There is access by footpaths from West Wycombe Hill and Slough Lane.

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