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WENLOCK EDGE

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Wenlock Edge is a limestone ridge that runs SW/NE across South Shropshire. There are many limestone quarries and some limekilns along the Edge.

The limestone along the Edge provides good conditions for some rare flora as well as having ancient woodland on its slopes, together justifying it becoming an SSSI (click here to see the reasons for notification).

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