C. Schedule of Nature Conservation Sites

Schedule of Nature Conservation Sites in West Lancashire

These sites are identified separately within the attached Proposals Maps, RAMSAR sites and Special Protection Areas will be labelled as EN1(a) sites, National Nature Reserves labelled EN1(b), Sites of Special Scientific Interest (SSSIs) labelled EN1(c), Regionally Important Geological Sites (RIGS) labelled EN1 (d), Lancashire County Heritage Sites: Biological Heritage Sites labelled EN1(e) and Local Nature Conservation Sites EN1(f).

Ramsar Sites
  
Ribble EstuaryHesketh-with-Becconsall/North MeolsSD 400 250
Martin Mere
Burscough
SD 425 143
Special Protection Areas  
Ribble Estuary
Hesketh-with-Becconsall/North MeolsSD 400 250
Martin Mere
Burscough
SD 425143
National Nature Reserves
  
Ribbe Estuary
Hesketh-with-Becconsall/North MeolsSD 400 250
Sites of Special Scientific Interest
  
Ribble Marshes
Hesketh-with-Becconsall/North MeolsSD 400 250
Martin Mere
Burscough
SD 425 143
Mere Sands Wood
Rufford
SD 447 157
Wrightington Bar Pasture
WrightingtonSD 544 150
Downholland Moss
DownhollandSD 320 080
Ravenhead Brickworkds
Up Holland
SD 512 048
Regionally Important Geological Sites
  
Skellow Clough
BisphamSD 488 128
Aughton Park Station AughtonSD 408 068
Pimbo Bush Quarry
Skelmersdale
SD 516 032
The Ruff
Ormskirk
SD 427 075
Crossens Pumping Station
North MeolsSD 382 205
Lancashire County Heritage Sites: Biological Heritage Sites
Haskayne Cutting
Downholland/HalsallSD 357 089
Downholland and Associated Brooks
Downholland/Great Altcar
SD 326 086
Formby Moss
Downholland
SD326 095
Moss Heath and Wood
Great Altcar
SD 366 072
Cheshire Lines & Moss Lane Ditches
Downholland
SD 331 082
White Grass and Barton Gorse
Downholland
SD 331 096
Orritt's Wood
Downholland
SD 343 078
Little Wood
DownhollandSD 341 091
*Downholland Moss
Downholland
SD 320 080
*Altcar Withins
Great Altcar
SD 340 050
Carr Wood and Carr Wood RushesGreat Altcar
SD 345 047
Brook Farm Bridge Drains North Meols
SD 371 168
The Sluice
North Meols
SD 386 196
Halsall Marsh
HalsallSD 366 107
Scarisbrick Hall Woods & Dam Wood
Scarisbrick
SD 395 120
High Brows Covert
Scarisbrick
SD 367 149
Plex Moss Covert
Halsall
SD 336 104
King's Covert
Halsall
SD 337 129
Twig Beds, Halsall Moss
Halsall
SD 347 119
*Halsall and Plex Mosses
Halsall
SD340 110
Banks Marsh Embankments
North Meols
SD 376 217
Dicket's Brook Wood
Skelmersdale
SD 450 073
Stanley's Firs
Skelmersdale
SD 459 073
Tawd Valley Woods
Lathorn/Newburgh
SD 470 090
Tawed Valley Park
Skelkmersdale
SD 481 069
Westheads Clough
SkelmersdaleSD 488 067
Delph Clough
SkelmersdaleSD 493 062
Elmer's Green Common and Clough
Skelmersdale
SD 497 065
Ram's Close WoodDalton
SD 499 088
Ruff Wood
Ormskirk
SD 427 075
New Park Wood
Lathorn
SD 440 086
Copy Wood
Lathorn
SD 446 087
Ferny Knoll Bog
BickerstaffeSD 476 042
Nipe Lane
SkelmersdaleSD 479 044
Holland Moss
Up Holland
SD 487 037
Cunscough Brook Grassland
Aughton
SD 407 032
Bickerstaffe MossBickerstaffe
SD 437 020
Rufford Park
Rufford
SD 456 162
Rufford Railway Hollows
RuffordSD 464 150
Mere Brow (Leisure Lakes)
Tarleton
SD 408 178
Nuck's Wood
Tarleton
SD 416 166
Holmeswood WoodlandsRufford/Tarleton
SD 420 178
Mere Sands Wood
Rufford
SD 447 157
Windmill Farm DrainBurscough
SD 429 156
*Martin Mere Mosslands
Burscough/North Meols/Scarisbrick
SD 400 160
Windmill FieldsBurscough
SD 425 154
Leeds-Liverpool Canal, Rufford BranchBurscough/Rufford/Tarleton
SD 456 130
Rufford Boundary Sluice
Rufford
SD 464 148
Low Meadows, North and Wham Ditch
Lathorn
SD 468 146
Wood Lane Pasture
Parbold
SD 498 105
Eller Brook and Hoscar Moss Fields
Bruscough/Lathorn
SD 459 131
Abbey Lane Brick Pits
Burscough
SD 433 104
Burscough North West CurveBurscough
SD 448 124
Platts Lane Pits
Burscough
SD 441 107
River Douglas Estuary
Hesketh-with-Becconsall/Tarleton
SD 456 245
River Douglas Embankment
Hesketh-with-BecconsallSD 452 249
Hesketh Old Marsh Embankment
Hesketh-with-BecconsallSD 422 236
Camp Fields
Hesketh-with-BecconsallSD 441 230
Hesketh Bank Brickworks South
Hesketh-with-Becconsall/TarletonSD 449 227
Hesketh Bank Brickworks North (Alty's)
Hesketh-with-BecconsallSD 448 230
Marsh Farm Fields
North Meols
SD 408 232
Hesketh Old and New Marsh FieldsHesketh-with-BecconsallSD 415 248
Rough Park and College Woods
Up Holland
SD 513 065
Lees Wood
Up Holland
SD 517 077
Lees Brook PastureUp Holland
SD 518 077
Dingle Quarry and Dalton Quarry
Dalton
SD 516 085
Holland Lees Wood
Dalton/Up HollandSD 517 084
Green Alley Wood
Up HollandSD 529 079
Haldren Wood
Up Holland
SD 523 081
Coppice Bank Wood
Up Holland
SD 526 082
Dean Wood
Up Holland
SD 534 073
Black Brook Woodland
Up Holland
SD 502 024
Pimbo Lane Pit
Up Holland
SD 515 046
Alder Lane Brook
Parbold
SD 502 108
Bramble Way
Parbold
SD 497 103
Hunter's Hill Delf and Hawett Hill Delf Wrightington
SD 503 122
Fairy Glen and Delf House Wood
Parbold/WrightingtonSD 517 106
Harrock Hill
WrightingtonSD 513 133
Big Wood and Wrightington Ponds
Wrightington
SD 534 106
Syd Brook Valley
Wrightington
SD 544 140
Caunce's Road Ditch
Scarisbrick
SD 401 160

* Due to their large size and scale, these sites are not shown on the Proposal Maps. Details of the sites can be obtained by contacting Lancashire County Council.

Local Nature Conservation Sites
  
Rabbit Hill
Great Altcar
SD 351 063
Acre Lane Fields Ponds
Great Altcar
SD 355 052
Scarisbrick Park
Scarisbrick
SD 387 130
Goose Dub Covert, Banks
North Meols
SD 383 212
Banks Sewage Works North Meols
SD 381 205
Woodland in Simonswood
Bickerstaffe
SD 412 015
Ox Hey Plantation
Bickerstaffe
SD 437 044
Bickerstaffe Wood
BickerstaffeSD 447 037
Woodlands Plantation, SimonswoodBickerstaffeSD 435 003
Prescot Road Quarry
Aughton
SD 407 066
Greetby Hill Railway Cuttings
Ormskirk
SD 427 086
Ormskirk Sidings
Ormskirk
SD 420 087
Manor Farm, Hesketh Bank
Hesketh-with-BecconsallSD 430 231
Carry Heys Plantation, Hesketh Bank
Hesketh-with-BecconsallSD 445 212
Skellow Clough
Bispham
SD 488 128
Dock Brook
Parbold
SD 492 106
Tontine Road Pit
Up Holland
SD 521 045
Abbey Lakes
Up Holland
SD 527 048
Dennet's House, Lower Pimbo
Skelmersdale
SD 512 036
Appley Lock PastureParbold
SD 517 096
Old Varnish Works, Appley Bridge
Parbold
SD 519 094
North Hawsclough Quarry
Dalton
SD 500 090
Beacon Park
Up Holland
SD 500 100
Smith Croft DelphParbold
SD 504 124
Wrightington Hall andParkWrightingtonSD 528 112
Abbey Lane Brick Pits
Burscough
SD 433 104
Platts Lane PitsBurscough
SD 442 108
Pimbo Bushes, Pimbo
Skelmersdale
SD 516 032
Graw Hill/Gorse Hill
Aughton
SD396 079
Eller Brook/Scutches Woods
Lathorn
SD 452 106
Moss Delf
Aughton
SD 401 061
Pinfold Quarry
Scarisbrick
SD 390 114

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Disclaimer: This adopted West Lancashire District Proposals Map forms the 'lower tier' of the two-tier Plan in Lancashire. The 'upper tier' comprises the Lancashire Structure Plan.