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Foulden Common
Site of Special Scientific Interest
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Area of Search Norfolk
Interest Biological
Area 139.0 hectares (343 acres)
Notification 1984
Location map Magic Map

Foulden Common is a 139-hectare (340-acre) biological Site of Special Scientific Interest east of Downham Market in Norfolk. It is a Nature Conservation Review site, Grade 2, and part of the Norfolk Valley Fens Special Area of Conservation.

This common has a mosaic of habitats, such as acidic and calcareous grassland, birch woodland, rich fen and open water. Flora in the fen grassland include purple moor-grass, black bog rush, purple small-reed and blunt-flowered rush.

There is public access to the common.

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