Catherington Down facts for kids
|Site of Special Scientific Interest|
|Area of Search||Hampshire|
|Area||12.8 hectares (32 acres)|
|Location map||Magic Map|
This western sloping site is chalk grassland with prominent lynchet strips dating to the Middle Ages. It is managed by grazing and has a variety of chalk herbs, such as pyramidal orchid, round-headed rampion and autumn lady's-tresses. There is also a narrow belt of woodland.
There is access by footpaths from Catherington Lane.
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