Coneys Castle

An iron age hill fort now an area of flower of rich grassland and woodland slopes.

 
 

Site Name Coneys Castle
Protection
  • National Trust
Interest
2
County Dorset
More Information https://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/lamberts-and-coneys-castle
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Coneys Castle

Coneys Castle

50.775294779145, -2.8922606059509
National Trust
2
These are the habitat types that MAY be present on the site based on the species recorded there (top 10 only shown):
Phase 1 Habitat Types Description No of Species
B3

Calcareous Grassland

14
A1.1

Broad-leaf Woodland

12
A1.3

Mixed Woodland

10
B2

Neutral Grassland

9
H8

Maritime cliff and slope

9
B5

Marsh/marshy Grassland

8
H6

Sand Dunes

8
A2

Scrub

7
J3

Built-up areas

7
c3.1

Other tall herb & fen - ruderal

5
These are the number of species for NVC codes on the site - it DOES NOT mean that the NVC community is actually present on the site: it might be! (Top 10 only shown):
NVC Community Description No of Species
W10

Quercus robur - Pteridium aquilinum - Rubus fruticosus [Pedunculate Oak/Bracken/Bramble] woodland

18
W08

Fraxinus excelsior - Acer campestre - Mercurialis perennis [Ash/Field Maple/Dog's Mercury] woodland

14
W09

Fraxinus excelsior - Sorbus aucuparia - Mercurialis perennis [Ash/Rowan/Dog's Mercury] woodland

14
MG05

Cynosurus cristatus - Centaurea nigra [Crested Dogs-tail/Black knapweed] grassland

10
MG01

Arrhenatherum elatius [False Oat-grass] grassland

9
W22

Prunus spinosa - Rubus fruticosus [Blackthorn/Bramble] scrub

8
W21

Crataegus monogyna - Hedera helix [Hawthorn/Ivy] scrub

8
W07

Alnus - Fraxinus - Lysimachia nemorum [Alder/Ash/Yellow Pimpernel] woodland

6
MG06

Lolium perenne - Cynosurus cristatus [Perennial ryegrass/Crested dog's tail] grassland

6
MG07

Lolium perenne [Perennial ryegrass] and related species grassland

6
Site Diary
Diary Date Notes Project Click for records and photos
01-07-15

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The number of species recorded per species group:
Title No of Species Recorded
Flowering Plants 49
Insects & other inverts 12
Birds 6
Non-flowering Plants 3