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Heathfield Park
Site of Special Scientific Interest
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Area of Search East Sussex
Interest Biological
Area 41.0 hectares (101 acres)
Notification 1986
Location map Magic Map

Heathfield Park SSSI is a 41-hectare (100-acre) biological Site of Special Scientific Interest east of Heathfield in East Sussex. It is part of Heathfield Park, a Grade II* listed building and park.

This is a steep valley carved by a stream. The sheltered wooded habitat has a warm and moist microclimate and it has a number of plant species usually restricted to western Britain, such as Cornish moneywort, hay-scented buckler-fern and the liverwort Frullania tamarisci. The site is also important for lichens and 76 species have been recorded.

The site is private land with no public access.

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