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Essex Field Club
Essex Field Club
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Braintree, Glemsford Pits (disused railway line), TL8390046300
 
 
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Status: SSSI
Access: Public footpath
Summary: old railway track with friable sandy banks and adjacent lichen heath surrounded by sallow and willow with a series of old sand/gravel extraction extraction workings (SSSI) mostly wooded.

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Reason for interest: Only modern site in Essex for several very rare bees

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