1 edition of nationally scarce plants of the Avon Gorge, Clifton and Durdham Downs, and Leigh Woods found in the catalog.
nationally scarce plants of the Avon Gorge, Clifton and Durdham Downs, and Leigh Woods
|Statement||by C.M. Lovatt, Libby Houston, and L.C. Frost.|
|Series||University of Bristol Avon Gorge Project : report -- 17, University of Bristol Avon Gorge Project -- 17.|
|Contributions||Lovatt, C. M., Houston, Libby., Frost, L.C.|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||77|
The Avon from the Observatory, Clifton. Drawn by S.C. Jones. G. Hawkins, lith. Day & Haghe, to the Queen. Published by George Davey, 1 Broad Street, Bristol. [n.d., c] Tinted lithograph. Printed area x mm, 8¾ x 11¾". A view looking down onto the river Avon from Clifton Down at St Vincent's Rocks, with the Severn in the. The Clifton Suspension Bridge is a suspension bridge spanning the Avon Gorge and the River Avon, linking Clifton in Bristol to Leigh Woods in North Somerset. Since opening in , it has been a toll bridge, the income from which provides funds for its maintenance. The bridge is built to a design by William Henry Barlow and John Hawkshaw, based.
Leigh Woods is a 2-square-kilometre ( sq mi) area of woodland on the south-west side of the Avon Gorge, close to the Clifton Suspension Bridge, within North Somerset opposite the English city of Bristol and north of the Ashton Court estate, of which it formed a part. Stokeleigh Camp, a hillfort thought to have been occupied from the third century BC to the first century AD and possibly Coordinates: Coordinates: 51°27′47″N 2°38′21″W . Bristol from Loe Books New Arrivals. COTHAM WALKS by Jones, Stephen Seller Loe Books Published Condition CLIFTON AND DURDHAM DOWNS: A PLACE OF PUBLIC RESORT AND RECREATION by Nichols, Gerry Seller Loe Books CAVES OF THE AVON GORGE BRISTOL Part! Western or Leigh Woods Side by Members of the Speleological Group - Rodway School.
The Clifton Observatory was the perfect venue for our party, not only does it offer the best view in Bristol overlooking the iconic Clifton suspension bridge, but its unique, full . Rookie pilot Craig Thompson, 30, was flying over the Avon Gorge at 7am yesterday when he began sinking towards the Bristol landmark.
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Rare plant fact files The Avon Gorge is considered to be one of the top three sites for rare plants in England. Over 30 nationally rare and scarce plants grow here.
Click on the buttons below to read a fact file about each plant. Please note that this is a ‘work in progress’ – we [ ]. The Gorge is home to a large number of nationally rare invertebrates including the nationally scarce silky wave moth. In fact the Gorge is such an important place for wildlife that it has been internationally recognised as a Special Area of Conservation (SAC) and nationally designated as a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI).
Wildlife of the Bristol side of the Avon Gorge and the Downs. AVON GORGE & DOWNS WILDLIFE PROJECT Bristol, United Kingdom. The Avon Gorge, Clifton Down and Durdham Down are just two miles from Bristol City Centre and yet they're home to a wealth of wildlife.
With nesting peregrine falcons, rare plants, awe-inspiring geology and stunning views this is one of the most exciting places to see wildlife in Bristol.
The gorge extends approximately 3km northwest-wards as the Avon flows from the edge of Bristol Docks at Hotwells before levelling out towards Sea Mills. Impressive cliffs of carboniferous sandstone and limestone tower over both sides of the river and provide nationally scarce plants of the Avon Gorge substrate for an extraordinary range flowers and trees, some of which are extremely rare, a total of 24 rare vascular plants can be found.
By this time the Downs became a place for recreation rather than a working area. So without sheep grazing and keeping the grass short, trees and plants. The Avon Gorge is home to over plant species; as well as whitebeam trees which are found here and nowhere else on Earth, the gorge has two plant species – Round-headed Leek (Allium sphaerocephalon) and Bristol Rock-cress (Arabis stricta) – that are found nowhere else in Britain, and over twenty other nationally rare or scarce species.
The Avon Gorge is just such a place, one of the ‘hot spots’ for botanical diversity in the UK. It has a remarkable number of rare plants, including 27 that are nationally rare or scarce. Some are endemic species.
Ecological Change in Breckland The history, ecology and status of the rare plants and the vegetation of the Avon Gorge The nationally scarce plants of the Avon Gorge Jan P Lambley. Counts of main flower spikes of Veronica spicata ssp. hybrida on rocks below Burwalls, Leigh Woods in the Avon Gorge (–91).
Data from Lovatt (), Micklewright (), Houston (, ) and Lovatt et al. ()Cited by: 3. Stretching over two square kilometres, Leigh Woods is an ideal place to see the colours of autumn at their best.
The woodlands also offer stunning views of the south west side of the Avon Gorge. Avon Gorge and Clifton and Durdham Downs and to raise awareness and understanding of this unique location and its importance to people and wildlife'. Annual review This report provides a review of progress and key achievements of the Avon Gorge & Downs Wildlife Project between January and December File Size: 1MB.
The Avon Gorge & Downs Wildlife Project This project is working to secure the outstanding wildlife interest of the Bristol side of the Avon Gorge and the Clifton and Durdham Downs and to raise.
Moreover, our chief botanical wealth lies close at hand. Upon St. Vincent's Rocks and on the Downs, in the Avon Gorge, Leigh Woods and the Frome Valley, the stranger who visits Bristol in search of plants, while rambling amid delightful scenery, will become acquainted with many of the greater : J.W.
White. the vicinity of the Avon Gorge. Stokeleigh Camp lies in Leigh Woods on the west flank of the River Avon above the Avon Gorge, about m from the railway corridor and approximately 75 m above the DCO Scheme. The site of the Roman settlement of Abonae at Sea Mills is on the opposite side of the River Avon to the DCO Scheme.
The site includes part of Leigh Woods. The Gorge has natural cliffs and quarry exposures of Carboniferous limestone, which are of great geological interest and, together with the screes, scrub, pockets of grassland and adjacent woodland, support an exceptional number of nationally rare and scarce plant Size: 20MB.
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The Avon Gorge, Clifton Down and Durdham Down are just two miles from Bristol City Centre and are home to a wealth of wildlife – making them one of the most exciting places to see wildlife in Bristol. Over 30 different kinds of nationally rare plant grow in the Avon Gorge, meaning it.
ISBN: 1 49 0 This beautiful little book encapsulates the long, fascinating history of the many plans to span the Avon Gorge with a new bridge. It includes well over a hundred images, many of them rarely seen or previously unpublished, as well as fine contemporary watercolour paintings of the gorge by Samuel Jackson and Samuel Coleman.
Leigh Woods, near Bristol, Somerset Perched high above the River Avon and overlooking the Clifton Suspension Bridge, Leigh Woods National Nature Reserve is a fascinating site. The Downs. A vast green area of Bristol, whose edges are tinged with magnificent houses, Avon Gorge views and trees.
From the ‘Sea Walls’ end, gaze left over the autumnal hues of forested cliffsides towards the Clifton Suspension Bridge or right towards the Severn Estuary. Go bonkers for conkers on Saville Road or kick leaves to your heart.
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Open Library. Featured movies All video latest This Just In Prelinger Archives Democracy Now! Full text of "Nature in Avon".The rock face that is a prominent feature of the Avon Gorge in Bristol. Sometimes referred to as ‘The Donkey Slide’, it juts out from Leigh Woods.
The area forms part of the Avon Gorge Site of Special Scientific Interest.On the east of the gorge is the Bristol suburb of Clifton, and The Downs, a large public park.
To the west of the gorge is Leigh Woods, the name of both a village and the National Trust forest it is situated in. There are three Iron Age hill forts overlooking the gorge, as well as an observatory. The Clifton Suspension Bridge, an icon of.