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Broom Hill, West Tilbury, TQ655779

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Status: Local Wildlife Site (LoWS)
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Summary: Shallow sand/gravel pit at top into Thames Terrace and unimproved grassland scarp grazed by horses and rabbits

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Reason for interest: Astonishing survival that is probably the most important grassland site in Essex

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View of grassland scarp
View of grassland scarp
Shallow quarry
Shallow quarry
Thames Terrace detail
Thames Terrace detail
Broom Hill Thames Terrace grassland
Broom Hill Thames Terrace grassland

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