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Wymondham Rough
Site of Special Scientific Interest
Former canal, Wymondham Rough SSSI - - 179301.jpg
Area of Search Leicestershire
Interest Biological
Area 6.0 hectares (15 acres)
Notification 1983
Location map Magic Map

Wymondham Rough is a 6.0 hectares (15 acres) biological Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) east of Stapleford in Leicestershire. The SSSI is part of the 12.5 hectare Wymondham Rough nature reserve, which is managed by the Leicestershire and Rutland Wildlife Trust.

This clay grassland has a rich flora, dominated by common bent, Yorkshire fog, false oat-grass and cock's foot. A poorly drained area has plants such as water avens, and there are drier soils in the west of the site.

There is access from a gate north of the level crossing.

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