Site: Huncoat East
Location: East side of Altham lane, Huncoat
Grid Reference: SD 7777 3165
Size of site: 4.50 hectares
Initial Planting Year: 1984 Age: 36 years
A large rectangular area of single age mixed broadleaf species, including some hazel coppice, planted by Lancashire County Council in 1983. The site has one boundary with Altham Lane, one with the M65 (noisy), one with the Leeds and Liverpool canal and one with adjoining farmland. There is currently no workable vehicular access. Extensive areas of Himalayan balsam. Frontage post and rail fence in good condition. Ground conditions quite wet in places.