SS6802 : Staddon Moor

taken 7 years ago, near to North Tawton, Devon, Great Britain

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Staddon Moor
Staddon Moor
The moor is a valuable piece (almost 5 hectares) of Culm Grassland. "The single field lies on a gently sloping hill-top plateau at around 190m .. Its fine
clayey and loamy soils ... supports three characteristic Culm Grassland communities, wet heath, fen meadow and rush pasture, in a mosaic complicated by a shallow ridge and furrow system" LinkExternal link (Archive LinkExternal link ) . "Snipe use the moor in winter and Barn Owl hunt over it."

From the lane between Staddon Moor Cross and Chubs Cross.
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Date Taken
Friday, 13 January, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 17 January, 2012
Geographical Context
Lowlands  Grassland 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SS 6808 0254 [10m precision]
WGS84: 50:48.4411N 3:52.4192W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SS 6809 0250
View Direction
North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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Culm Grassland  Grass Moorland 

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