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Special Areas of Conservation

Folkestone to Etchinghill Escarpment

Designated Special Area of Conservation (SAC)
Country England
Unitary Authority Kent
Centroid* TR183388
Latitude 51.10611111
Longitude 1.118333333
SAC EU Code UK0012835
Status Designated Special Area of Conservation (SAC)
Area (ha) 187.02
* 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 Folkestone to Etchinghill Escarpment SAC

General site character

  • Heath, Scrub, Maquis and Garrigue, Phygrana (10%)
  • Dry grassland, Steppes (70%)
  • Improved grassland (10%)
  • Broad-leaved deciduous woodland (10%)

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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