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Oakhills Coppice SSSI - Long Crichel

Nearest town: Blandford Forum

Site type: woodland

Access: Private

Church name:


County: Dorset

Country: England

Grid ref: ST97710915

Lost yew site: No

Date visited: 25-May-10

Recorded by: Sean Cooch

Protection & responsibility: No data

Yews recorded at this site: Ancient 5m-7m

Notes: Oakhills Coppice is the largest remaining area of ancient semi-natural woodland within the large complex of woodlands known as Chetterwood, which lies within the Cranborne Chase Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.The Coppice is important for its communities of epiphytic lichens, indicative of a long and continuous history as mature woodland.

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Yew trees at Oakhills Coppice SSSI - Long Crichel:

Tree ID Location Photo Yews recorded Girth
3261 Oakhills Coppice SSSI - Long Crichel Ancient 5m-7m 675 approxcm at 20cm - view more info