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Special Areas of Conservation

Hestercombe House

Designated Special Area of Conservation (SAC)
Country England
Unitary Authority Dorset and Somerset
Centroid* ST240287
Latitude 51.05194444
Longitude -3.084166667
SAC EU Code UK0030168
Status Designated Special Area of Conservation (SAC)
Area (ha) 0.06
* 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 Hestercombe House SAC

General site character

  • Other land (including Towns, Villages, Roads, Waste places, Mines, Industrial sites) (100%)

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

  • Not Applicable

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

  • 1303 Lesser horseshoe bat Rhinolophus hipposideros

    A large lesser horseshoe bat Rhinolophus hipposideros maternity site in the vale of Taunton Deane. The bats roost in the roof void of part of a large building. Although only a small proportion of the UK population, this site has been included as representative of the species in south-west England.

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

  • Not Applicable

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