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Southorpe Paddock
Site of Special Scientific Interest
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Area of Search Cambridgeshire
Interest Biological
Area 1.6 hectares
Notification 1986
Location map Magic Map

Southorpe Paddock is a 1.6 hectare Site of Special Scientific Interest south of Southorpe in Cambridgeshire. It is managed by the Wildlife Trust for Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Northamptonshire.

This site is a rare example of unimproved grassland on the Jurassic limestone of eastern England. It has typical limestone plants such as purple milk-vetch and clustered bellflower. Mature hedgerows provide additional habitats for wildlife.

There is access from the road south from Southorpe.

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