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Stockbridge Common Marsh
Site of Special Scientific Interest
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Area of Search Hampshire
Interest Biological
Area 64.8 hectares (160 acres)
Notification 1991
Location map Magic Map

Stockbridge Common Marsh is a 64.8-hectare (160-acre) biological Site of Special Scientific Interest south of Stockbridge in Hampshire. It is owned by the National Trust.

This site stretches for 2 kilometres (1.2 miles) along the flood plain of the River Test. It has wetland habitats including marsh, fen, carr, alluvial meadows and a large shallow lake. The marsh has a rich variety of flora, with 180 species of flowering plants, including bog pimpernel, adder’s-tongue fern, marsh valerian and bogbean.

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