Grimsthorpe

Site details

UK map showing location of Grimsthorpe Special Area of Conservation/Site of Community Importance.
Location of Grimsthorpe SAC/SCI/cSAC
 

Note:

When undertaking an appropriate assessment of impacts at a site, all features of European importance (both primary and non-primary) need to be considered.

Annex I habitats that are a primary reason for selection of this site

Not applicable

Annex I habitats present as a qualifying feature, but not a primary reason for selection of this site

6210 Semi-natural dry grasslands and scrubland facies on calcareous substrates (Festuco-Brometalia) (* important orchid sites)

Annex II species that are a primary reason for selection of this site

1654 Early gentian  Gentianella anglica
Grimsthorpe is the most northerly outpost for early gentian Gentianella anglica, with 23 colonies totalling several hundred plants in old oolitic limestone quarries.

Annex II species present as a qualifying feature, but not a primary reason for site selection

Not applicable.


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