Abbott Clough Woodland

Site:                                   Abbott Clough

Location:                          Blackburn Road, Intack, Oswaldtwistle

Grid Reference:              SD 7111 2820

Size of site:                      1.98 hectares

Initial Planting Year:     1979                        Age: 41 years

Description

The woodland forms the eastern side of a small river clough on the northern side of Blackburn Road (opposite Wynsors Shoes).  Originally planted with broadleaf species by Lancashire County Council in 1979 following reclamation of adjoining derelict paintworks.

The site is squeezed between a major industrial development site to the east and a housing estate to the west.  To the south the woodland has a main road frontage.

Condition Assessment

Abbott Clough Woodland Condition Assessment

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