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Longhope Hill - Unit 1
 

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Staff member responsible for SSSI unit: Nicola Jameson
 
Unit ID: 1013443
 
Unit area: 0 hectares
 
Main habitat: Earth heritage
 
Condition:   Unfavourable declining
 
Latest assessment date: 13 March 2009
 
Reason for adverse condition: Inappropriate scrub control
 
Condition assessment comment: Site is unfavourable declining. Vegetation is obscuring the features of interest. Area of exposed siltstones appears to be reduced. Encroachmant of ash saplings and invasive Sumack should be addressed to return to favourable condition. The condition of the partial exposure of Lower Longhope Beds and Upper Blaisdon beds is poor.
 
 
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