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Paston Great Barn

Site Details

Country England
Unitary Authority East Anglia
Centroid* TG322345
Latitude 52.85722222
Longitude 1.449444444
SAC EU Code UK0030235
Status Designated Special Area of Conservation
Area (ha) 0.96

* 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 Paston Great Barn SAC

General Site Character

Improved grassland (50%)
Other land (including Towns, Villages, Roads, Waste places, Mines, Industrial sites) (50%)

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

1308 Barbastelle Barbastella barbastellus

Paston Great Barn is the only known example of a maternity roost of barbastelles Barbastella barbastellus in a building. The Barn is a 16th century thatched barn with associated outbuildings. A maternity colony of barbastelles utilises a range of cracks and crevices in the roof timbers for roosting.

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

Not Applicable

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