Site Rumerhedge (GB_FS_19)
Origin, Collecting and Evaluation site
51.526 — 51°31'32 N
-1.028 — 1°1'40 W
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland > Northern Europe > Europe
0 (micro-topography 2)
The wood is privately owned and managed for timber production, nature conservation and amenity. It is an ancient woodland with a mixture of semi-natural and replanted stands. It is accessed from the minor road heading east from Hook End village south of Checkondon (East of A4704). Permission must be sought from Tilhill Forestry, who manage the wood.
Historical timber extraction, ongoing management
Target species: Fagus sylvatica. Most common tree species: Fagus sylvatica. Other tree species: Yes: Quercus robur, Fraxinus excelsior, Prunus avium, Betula pendula, Salix caprea, Corylus avellana, Crataegus monogyna, Ilex aquifolium, Sorbus aria.
Age distribution: uneven. Stand structure: multiple layer.