Great Shuttlesfield Down facts for kids
|Site of Special Scientific Interest|
|Area of Search||Kent|
|Area||21.8 hectares (54 acres)|
|Location map||Magic Map|
This unimproved grassland is dominated by Sheep's fescue, upright brome and tor-grass, and it is grazed by sheep and cattle. Notable invertebrates are the rare adonis blue butterfly and two solitary wasps, crossocerus cetratus and crossocerus styrius.
The site is private land but a public footpath from Lyminge crosses the northern end.
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