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Freely draining acid loamy soils over rock (13)

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Texture: Loamy
Drainage: Freely draining
Fertility: Low
Land Cover: Grassland and rough grazing
Habitats: Steep acid upland pastures dry heath and moor; bracken gorse and oak woodlands
Topsoil Carbon: Medium
Mostly Drains To: Local groundwater and the river network
Water Protection Issues: Some risk of soil erosion during reseeding of fields and from unmetalled roads accessing higher land and scaring by sheep on very steep banks
General Cropping Guidance: Land mostly steeply sloping and with restricted mechanised access; suited to grassland with potential for year round grazing

Included Soil Associations

0313a    DUNWELL
0313b    POWYS
0611a    MALVERN
0611b    MORETONHAMPSTEAD
0611c    MANOD
0611d    WITHNELL 1
0611e    WITHNELL 2
0612a    PARC
0612b    MOOR GATE
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