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Holies Down
Site of Special Scientific Interest
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Area of Search Berkshire
Interest Biological
Area 5.6 hectares (14 acres)
Notification 1988
Location map Magic Map

Holies Down is a 5.6-hectare (14-acre) biological Site of Special Scientific Interest south of Streatley in Berkshire. It is in the North Wessex Downs, which is an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and it is part of Lardon Chase, the Holies and Lough Down, three adjacent National Trust properties.

This sloping site is an area of unimproved chalk grassland in the Berkshire Downs which is maintained by grazing. The turf is mainly composed of glaucous sedge, red fescue, sheep's fescue, quaking grass, yellow oat-grass, upright brome and tor-grass.

There is access from the A329 road.

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