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Chilbolton Common
Site of Special Scientific Interest
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Area of Search Hampshire
Interest Biological
Area 35.5 hectares (88 acres)
Notification 1987
Location map Magic Map

Chilbolton Common is a 35.5-hectare (88-acre) biological Site of Special Scientific Interest in Chilbolton in Hampshire.

This site comprises a stretch of the River Test and its neighbouring flood plain. Habitats include marshy meadows, fen, willow carr and chalk downland. The flora is rich and diverse, with more than 265 species of flowering plant recorded, such as marsh arrowgrass, bog pimpernel, adders-tongue fern and early marsh-orchid.

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