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Whitesheet Hill

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Location type: Hill
Location address: United Kingdom, Wiltshire
Number of texts: 1
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Made by | Reference JBentham | © CC 3.0
Made by | Reference | © CC 3.0

Whitesheet Hill is a 136.1 hectare biological Site of Special Scientific Interest in Wiltshire, notified in 1965. As one of the most westerly areas of downland in Britain the area is noted for its chalky farmland which contains a rich variety of rare and protected fauna and flora. The hill is also the site of a neolithic causeway camp and barrows; and an Iron Age hill fort. The Roman road which runs along the hill was at one time the main route through the Selwood Forest. The hill is part of the Stourhead estate and has been in the ownership of the National Trust since 1946.

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