Lamberts Castle

An iron age hill fort with splendid views and a rich acid grassland flora

 
 

Site Name Lamberts Castle
Protection
  • National Trust
  • Site of Scientific Interest
Interest
1
County Dorset
More Information https://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/lamberts-and-coneys-castle
SSSI https://designatedsites.naturalengland.org.uk/SiteDetail.aspx?SiteCode=S1000318…
Site Projects
Lamberts Castle

Lamberts Castle

50.785280530989, -2.8996420450483
National Trust, Site of Scientific Interest
1
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
D1

Dwarf Shrub Heath

20
B3

Calcareous Grassland

15
A1.1

Broad-leaf Woodland

13
A1.3

Mixed Woodland

11
H6

Sand Dunes

11
A2

Scrub

10
B2

Neutral Grassland

8
B5

Marsh/marshy Grassland

8
D3

Lichen/Bryophyte heath

6
A1.2

Conifer Plantation

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

10
MG05

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

7
CG10

Festuca ovina - Agrostis capillaris - Thymus polythricus [Sheeps Fescue/Common Bent/Wild Thyme] grassland

7
W07

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

6
M23

Juncus effusus - Galium palustre [Soft Rush/Marsh Bedstraw] rush pasture

5
W14

Fagus sylvatica - Rubus fruticosus [Beech/Bramble] woodland

4
W09

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

4
W23

Ulex europaeus - Rubus fruticosus (Gorse/Bramble) scrub

4
MG06

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

4
CG07

Festuca ovina - Pilosella officinarum - Thymus polytrichum [Sheeps Fescue/Mouse-ear hawkweed/Wild Thyme] grassland

4
Site Diary
Project:
Diary Date Sort descending 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 34
Insects & other inverts 5
Birds 2
Non-flowering Plants 1