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St. Catherine's Valley
Site of Special Scientific Interest
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Area of Search Avon
Grid reference ST760725
Interest Biological
Area 156.1 hectare
Notification 1997
Location map English Nature

St. Catherine's Valley is a 156.1 hectare biological Site of Special Scientific Interest southwest of the village of Marshfield, South Gloucestershire, notified in 1997.

At the Marshfield end of the valley, a large naturalised population of Dragon's Teeth (Tetragonolobus maritimus), a species not native to Britain, is present; it was first found by Rev. E. Ellman in 1927.

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Coordinates: 51°27′03″N 2°20′48″W / 51.45097°N 2.34677°W / 51.45097; -2.34677

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