Warren Bank
Site of Special Scientific Interest
Area of SearchOxfordshire
Grid referenceSU 653 857[1]
InterestBiological
Area3.1 hectares (7.7 acres)[1]
Notification1986[1]
Location mapMagic Map

Warren Bank is a 3.1-hectare (7.7-acre) biological Site of Special Scientific Interest south-east of Wallingford in Oxfordshire.[1][2] It is managed by the Berkshire, Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire Wildlife Trust.[3]

This steeply sloping site has unimproved chalk grassland and scrub. There is a rich variety of flora, including horseshoe vetch, chalk milkwort and bee orchid. There are also many insects, with butterflies such as dark green fritillary and green hairstreak.[4]

References

  1. ^ a b c d "Designated Sites View: Warren Bank". Sites of Special Scientific Interest. Natural England. Retrieved 3 June 2020.
  2. ^ "Map of Warren Bank". Sites of Special Scientific Interest. Natural England. Retrieved 3 June 2020.
  3. ^ "Warren Bank". Berkshire, Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire Wildlife Trust. Retrieved 18 February 2016.
  4. ^ "Warren Bank citation" (PDF). Sites of Special Scientific Interest. Natural England. Retrieved 3 June 2020.

Coordinates: 51°33′58″N 1°03′32″W / 51.566°N 1.059°W / 51.566; -1.059