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Sarratt Bottom
Site of Special Scientific Interest
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Area of Search Hertfordshire
Interest Biological
Area 3.2 hectares
Notification 1984
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Sarratt Bottom in Sarratt in Hertfordshire contains a 3.2 hectare biological Site of Special Scientific Interest.

The site is a meadow beside the River Chess. It is an example of damp grassland which has been traditionally managed for grazing. There are also areas of swamp and marsh. The main plants in grassland areas include sweet vernal grass and meadow foxtail, and marsh horsetail and common spike-rush are common in damper areas. The site has hedgehogs and a wide variety of wetland birds and invertebrates.

There is no public access but the site can be viewed from Moor Lane. The local planning authority is Three Rivers District Council.

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