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Stone Meadows
Location Stone, Staffordshire
Designation Local nature reserve

Stone Meadows is a local nature reserve adjacent to Stone, in Staffordshire, England. There are three separate meadows by the River Trent. Goodall Meadow and Southern Meadow are reserves of Stafford Borough Council; Crown Meadow is a reserve of Stone Town Council.

Description

Goodall Meadow

Also known as the Northern Meadow, at . It is a mostly low-lying area, bisected by a railway line.

Crown Meadow

The central meadow, at . It is intended that, by sowing of wildflower seeds in recent years, the flora of a traditional flood plain meadow will be achieved.

Southern Meadow

At . It is a low-lying area on the flood plain of the River Trent. It is mostly grassland. In the south-west there is wet woodland, mostly willow and alder, by two small ponds, with wetland plants including common bistort and marsh marigold. Around the wood is wet grassland, with plants inclunding cuckooflower and meadowsweet.

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