Barrowden Luffenham Road Verge

    Map key:

    • Selected Wild Place = PINK
    • Other Wild Places = RED
    • Public Rights of Way = GREEN
    • VC55 boundary = BLUE
    Getting There

    Luffenham Road directly exits the A47 north of Barrowden, and the verges are immediately either side of the road for 200 metres.

    The nearest roadside parking is in the village of Barrowden, roughly a 5-minute walk away. Please be mindful of residents and signage when parking here.

    Bus information can be found here: https://bustimes.org/localities/barrowden

    Managed By
    Rutland County Council
    Wild places

    Total species seen at this site: 0

    Description

    First designated as a Local Wildlife Site in 2003, the verge is comprised of mixed grassland (mesotrophic and calcareous) and is a linear habitat over 200m long (on both sides of the road).

    Wildlife Highlights

    Recorded species include: Agrimony, Common Bird’s-foot Trefoil, Black Knapweed, Field Scabious, Lady’s Bedstraw, Meadow Buttercup, Red Clover, Field Scabious, Greater Knapweed, Hoary Plantain, and Wild Basil.

    In addition, Glow Worms Lampryis noctiluca have been recorded in the verge.

    Status
    • Road Verge
    • Local Wildlife Site
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    Common Name Latin Name Date Recorded Recorded By
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    Group Common name Latin name Last seen
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