Swallowfield Meadow facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsSwallowfield Meadow
|Type||Local Nature Reserve|
|OS grid||SU 726 647|
|Area||0.7 hectares (1.7 acres)|
|Managed by||Swallowfield Parish Council|
Geography and site
The reserve features meadows, native hedgerows, a small copse, ditches and seasonal ponds as well as the meadows themselves.
The area that is now the meadow was transferred to the Parish Council in the mid-1990s when houses were being built in the village. Before then the area had been a coal yard.
On 15 July 2003 the area was officially designated as a Local Nature Reserve.
The site has the following fauna:
- European water vole
The site has the following flora:
- Leucanthemum vulgare
- Knautia arvensis
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