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Essex Field Club
Essex Field Club
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We are normally open to the public at our centre at Wat Tyler Country Park every Saturday, Sunday and bank holiday between 11am and 4pm. We are also usually open on Wednesdays between 10am and 4pm.

Spring recording Record your Robin Record Common Frog Rana temporaria
Record Alexanders Smyrnium olusatrum Record Tawny Mining Bee Andrena fulva
Record Dark-edged Bee Fly Bombylius major
Record Spring Flower Bee Anthophora plumipes
Record cuckoo bee Melecta albifrons

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Thurrock, Broom Hill, West Tilbury, TQ6550077900
 
 
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Status: Local Wildlife Site (LoWS/CWS/SINC)
Access: Public footpath
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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page last edited on Tue Jan 29th 2008 by site user 3