Ratcliffe Culey Churchyard

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

Getting There

The church is at the end of Church Lane, a short road leading off Main Street.

Status

Churchyard

Wild places

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Description

The churchyard of All Saints Church has both mown areas and less managed grassland where numerous wildflowers are allowed to mature. The hedges are also of good size and structure with several shrub species present and a few mature trees. The church itself was built in the early 14th century and has changed little in external appearance since that time.

Wildlife Highlights

There are a number of ‘meadow’ species in the grassland sward, such as Lady’s Bedstraw Galium verum, Meadow Buttercup Ranunculus acris and Common Sorrel Rumex acetosa. Orange Hawkweed (or Fox and Cubs) also grows amongst the gravestones.

 

The records and images below may include those from adjacent sites if the grid reference submitted with these records overlaps the boundary of this Wild Place.

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