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Castle Point, Canvey Wick, TQ7640083500
 
 
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Status: SSSI
Access: Unknown/other: Part permissive access
Summary: Habitats developed on silt and sand dredgings since 1970s. Complex mosaic of flower rich herbaceous vegetation, lichen heath, seasonally wet areas, some with saline influence, scrub and ditches.

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Reason for interest: Nationally important invertebrate fauna with key populations of the UKBAP Shrill Carder and Brown-banded Carder Bees, as well as numerous other rare and scarce species.

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