Great Hormead Park

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Great Hormead Park is a 15 hectare biological Site of Special Scientific Interest near Great Hormead in Hertfordshire. The local planning authority is East Hertfordshire District Council.[1][2]

The site is coppiced ancient woodland on boulder clay. It has diverse tree species, including wych elm and hornbeam, resulting in a rich ground flora. Dog's mercury is dominant over most of the woodland floor, with plants such as angelica sylvestris and tufted hair grass in wetter areas.[1]

There is access by footpaths from Great Hormead, Little Hormead and Furneux Pelham.

References

  1. ^ a b "Great Hormead Park citation" (PDF). Sites of Special Scientific Interest. Natural England. Retrieved 19 February 2015.
  2. ^ "Map of Great Hormead Park". Sites of Special Scientific Interest. Natural England. Retrieved 19 February 2015.

Coordinates: 51°56′36″N 0°03′42″E / 51.9432°N 0.0616°E / 51.9432; 0.0616