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Special Areas of Conservation

Lydden and Temple Ewell Downs

Designated Special Area of Conservation (SAC)
Country England
Unitary Authority Kent
Centroid* TR277454
Latitude 51.16194444
Longitude 1.256388889
SAC EU Code UK0012834
Status Designated Special Area of Conservation (SAC)
Area (ha) 62.77
* This is the approximate central point of the SAC. In the case of large, linear or composite sites, this may not represent the location where a feature occurs within the SAC.
Location of Lydden and Temple Ewell Downs SAC

General site character

  • Heath, Scrub, Maquis and Garrigue, Phygrana (10%)
  • Dry grassland, Steppes (75%)
  • Broad-leaved deciduous woodland (15%)

Download the Natura 2000 standard data form for this site as submitted to Europe (PDF <100kb)

Note When undertaking an appropriate assessment of impacts at a site, all features of European importance (both primary and non-primary) need to be considered.

Annex I habitats that are a primary reason for selection of this site

Annex I habitats present as a qualifying feature, but not a primary reason for selection of this site

  • Not Applicable

Annex II species that are a primary reason for selection of this site

  • Not Applicable

Annex II species present as a qualifying feature, but not a primary reason for site selection

  • Not Applicable

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