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Essex Field Club
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Broom Hill, West Tilbury, TQ655779

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Status: Local Wildlife Site (LoWS)

Summary: Shallow sand/gravel pit at top into Thames Terrace and unimproved grassland scarp grazed by horses and rabbits


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



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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