Cottesmore Airfield Road Verge, Thistleton

    Selected Wild Place / Other Wild Places / Public Rights of Way / VC55 boundary

    Getting There

    From the A1, exit westwards on Broadgate Lane towards Soth Witham, and turn left from the High Street onto Thistleton Lane. Follow the road around into Thistleton, turn left at the fork onto Witham Road, and the track is on the left.

    Bus information can be found here: https://bustimes.org/localities/thistleton-oakham

    Managed By
    Rutland County Council
    Wild places

    Total species seen at this site: 0

    Description

    Designated a Local Wildlife Site in 2005, the verge is located on the track running up to the entrance to Cottesmore Airfield by Thistleton village, and is 394 metres in length. The main habitat is mesotrophic grassland.

    Wildlife Highlights

    Recorded species include: Agrimony, Spiked Sedge, Lady's Bedstraw, Field Scabious, Meadow Vetchling, Common Bird's-foot-trefoil, Meadow Buttercup, Bulbous Buttercup, Common Sorrel, Red Clover,  and Greater Knapweed.

    Status
    • Road Verge
    • Local Wildlife Site
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    Common Name Latin Name Date Recorded Recorded By
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