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Rodborough Common
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Type Local Nature Reserve
Location Milford, Surrey
OS grid SU 932 416
Area 62.2 hectares (154 acres)
Managed by Surrey Wildlife Trust

Rodborough Common is a 62.2-hectare (154-acre) Local Nature Reserve west of Milford in Surrey. It is owned by Surrey County Council and managed by Surrey Wildlife Trust.

Sheep and cattle were grazed on the common in the nineteenth century and it was used for military exercises in the Second World War. It has heath, woodland and acid grassland. Flora include greater stitchwort, enchanter's nightshade and germander speedwell, and there are reptiles such as grass snakes, slowworms and common lizards.

There is access from Portsmouth Road.

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