Redwell Wood

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    Redwell Wood
    Site of Special Scientific Interest
    Redwell Wood 6.JPG
    Fallen tree in Redwell Wood
    LocationHertfordshire
    Grid referenceTL213025
    InterestBiological
    Area52.8 hectares
    Notification1984
    Location mapMagic Map

    Redwell Wood is a 52.8-hectare (130-acre) biological Site of Special Scientific Interest near South Mimms in Hertfordshire. The local planning authority is Welwyn Hatfield District Council.[1][2]

    The site has ancient and secondary woodland, heath and scrub. The woodland canopy is dominated by pedunculate oak. Ground flora include bluebells and enchanter’s-nightshade, while heathland species include heather and the rare creeping willow.[1]

    There is access from Blackhorse Lane.

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    References

    1. ^ a b "Redwell Wood citation" (PDF). Sites of Special Scientific Interest. Natural England. Retrieved 16 January 2015.
    2. ^ "Map of Redwell Wood". Sites of Special Scientific Interest. Natural England. Retrieved 16 January 2015.

    Coordinates: 51°42′29″N 0°14′45″W / 51.7081°N 0.2459°W / 51.7081; -0.2459