ⓘ Enborne Copse is a 11.9-hectare biological Site of Special Scientific Interest west of Newbury in Berkshire. It is a Nature Conservation Review site. ..

                                     

ⓘ Enborne Copse

Enborne Copse is a 11.9-hectare biological Site of Special Scientific Interest west of Newbury in Berkshire. It is a Nature Conservation Review site.

                                     

1. History

The current woodland boundary is almost identical to that shown on Rocques map of Berkshire in 1761, but most of it is now a conifer plantation and only the area designated as an SSSI retains its semi-natural broad leaved woodland.

                                     

2. Flora

The site has the following Flora:

Trees

  • Alder
  • Frangula alnus
  • Hazel
  • Viburnum opulus
  • Sambucus nigra
  • Betula pubescens
  • Sorbus aucuparia
  • Quercus cerris
  • Tilia cordata
  • Salix caprea
  • Malus sylvestris
  • Fraxinus
  • Quercus robur

Plants

  • Polygonatum multiflorum
  • Lamium galeobdolon
  • Hyacinthoides non-scripta
  • Oxalis
  • Convallaria majalis
  • Euphorbia amygdaloides
  • Primula vulgaris
                                     
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  • School Curridge Primary School Denefield School Downsway Primary School Enborne CofE Primary School Englefield CofE Primary School Falkland Primary School
  • Natural England. Retrieved 14 January 2020. Designated Sites View: Enborne Copse Sites of Special Scientific Interest. Natural England. Retrieved 15
  • Avon Canal pass through the northern edge of the village, and the river Enborne marks the southern boundary. About half the property pre - dates 1900, and
  • Newbury Wash Enborne Wash and East Enborne from John Rocque s map, 1761. Ordnance survey map, 1939, detail. An exterior corner of Barn Copse showing a
  • Frilsham, Berks PDF Natural England. Retrieved 5 February 2012. SSSI: Enborne Copse Berks PDF Natural England. Retrieved 5 February 2012. SSSI: Great