Stanley Bank Meadow

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Stanley Bank Meadow
Site of Special Scientific Interest
Stanley Bank Meadow is located in Merseyside
Stanley Bank Meadow
Location within Merseyside
Area of Search Merseyside
Grid reference SJ535972
Coordinates 53°28′01″N 2°43′01″W / 53.467°N 2.717°W / 53.467; -2.717Coordinates: 53°28′01″N 2°43′01″W / 53.467°N 2.717°W / 53.467; -2.717
Interest Biological
Area 14.9 hectares, 36.8 acres (149,000 m2)
Notification 1986
Natural England website

Stanley Bank Meadow is a 14.9 hectare Site of Special Scientific Interest situated 2.8km north-east of St Helens. The site was notified in 1988 due to its biological features which is predominantly damp unimproved neutral grassland, which is a rare habitat in Merseyside.[1][2] It is also part of a larger area which is a Local Nature Reserve called Stanley Bank.[3][4]

References

  1. ^ "Stanley Bank Meadow citation" (PDF). Sites of Special Scientific Interest. Natural England. 
  2. ^ "Map of Stanley Bank Meadow". Sites of Special Scientific Interest. Natural England. 
  3. ^ "Stanley Bank". Local Nature Reserves. Natural England. 
  4. ^ "Map of Stanley Bank". Local Nature Reserves. Natural England. 
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