SSSI Sites (Stroud)

Environment Food and Rural Affairs written question – answered on 7th December 2005.

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Photo of David Drew David Drew Labour, Stroud

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs if she will list sites of special scientific interest in Stroud constituency.

Photo of Jim Knight Jim Knight Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Rural Affairs, Landscape and Biodiversity), Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs) (Rural Affairs, Landscape and Biodiversity)

There are 25 sites of special scientific interest in the Stroud constituency. Details of those sites are set out in the following table.

Site Area in Stroud constituency (ha)
Box Farm Meadows 8.29
Bull Cross, The Frith and Juniper Hill 40.51
Coaley Wood Quarries 4.96
Cotswold Commons and Beechwoods 518.05
Daneway Banks 16.95
Easter Park Farm Quarry 0.14
Edge Common 20.94
Frampton Pools 60.60
Haresfield Beacon 0.80
Hucclecote Meadows 2.39
Kingscote and Horsley Woods 14.64
Minchinhampton Common 193.98
Nibley Knoll 3.05
Purton Passage 4.79
Range Farm Fields 12.97
Rodborough Common 109.54
Rough Bank, Miserden 9.14
Selsley Common 39.87
Severn Estuary 644.68
Stinchcombe Hill 25.72
Strawberry Banks 5.08
Swift's Hill 9.48
Upper Severn Estuary 822.35
Woodchester Park 220.90
Wotton Hill 5.66
Total area (ha): 2795.50

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