Glover's Wood

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Glover's Wood
Site of Special Scientific Interest
Steps in Glover's Wood - geograph.org.uk - 1752409.jpg
Area of Search Surrey
Grid reference TQ 228 407[1]
Interest Biological
Area 74.5 hectares (184 acres)[1]
Notification 1986[1]
Location map Magic Map

Glover's Wood is a 74.5-hectare (184-acre) biological Site of Special Scientific Interest east of Charlwood in Surrey.[1][2] It is a Nature Conservation Review site, Grade 2.[3]

This semi-natural broadleaved wood has a very rich ground flora, including dog's mercury, yellow archangel, ramsons and woodland buttercup. The insect fauna has not been well studied, but it is known that there are some rare craneflies such as Molophilus lackschewitzianus.[4]

The site is crossed by footpaths.

External links

  • Surrey County Council map of SSSIs

References

  1. ^ a b c d "Designated Sites View: Glover's Wood". Sites of Special Scientific Interest. Natural England. Retrieved 8 November 2018.
  2. ^ "Map of Glover's Wood". Sites of Special Scientific Interest. Natural England. Retrieved 8 November 2018.
  3. ^ Ratcliffe, Derek, ed. (1977). A Nature Conservation Review. 2. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press. p. 50. ISBN 0521 21403 3.
  4. ^ "Glover's Wood citation" (PDF). Sites of Special Scientific Interest. Natural England. Retrieved 8 November 2018.

Coordinates: 51°09′07″N 0°14′46″W / 51.152°N 0.246°W / 51.152; -0.246

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