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Site of Special Scientific Interest
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Area of Search Kent
Interest Geological
Area 0.2 hectares (0.49 acres)
Notification 1996
Location map Magic Map

Wateringbury SSSI is a 0.2-hectare (0.49-acre) geological Site of Special Scientific Interest in Wateringburym west of Maidstone in Kent. It is a Geological Conservation Review site.

This site contains tufa which displays a complete sequence of molluscs, especially terrestrial snails, dating to the early Holocene, and thus gives a full record of the order in which species colonised the area after the end of the last ice age, the Younger Dryas.

The site is private land with no public access. It has been filled in and no geology is visible.

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