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Hempstead Meadow
LNR Type: Urban Fringe
County: East Sussex
Natural England
Regional Team:
South East
Year of Declaration: 2002
Declaring Authority: East Sussex County Council
Area (Ha): Click here to open the site map (new window). Once displayed, click on the site to see area and other details.
Grid Reference: TQ 475 210
Location: Off High Street, Uckfield, East Sussex. TN22 1AS
Owned by: Uckfield Town Council
Managed by: Uckfield Town Council
Link to site map: Click here to open the site map from the MAGIC web site.
How to get there: Off the main High st, Uckfield and a short walk from Uckfield train station.
Visitor facilities: Good informal access.
What to see: The area is mainly wet grassland with some trees and scrub, The area supports a variety of wildlife typical of undeveloped river corridors; including birds such as snipe and kingfisher and plants such as primrose, bluebell, tussock sedge and ferns.
The meadow also forms a valuable foraging area for the bats that have been recorded from neighbouring properties.
Contacts for further information and how to get involved: Uckfield Town Council
Tel: 01825 762774

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Last updated 25/02/13
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