Rushton House Farm

Site:                         Rushton House Farm

Location:                  Adjacent to Fielding Lane / Broadfield, Oswaldtwistle

Grid Reference:       SD 7492 2655

Size of site:              1.83 hectares

Initial Planting Year: 1965                Age: 55 years


A disused pottery clay workings planted in 1965.  Mixed species (lodgepole pine and broadleaf) on undulating terrain.  Much holly regeneration.  A long (250 metres) road frontage and rear boundary with farmland.  Two ponds (one silted up). Short length of public footpath through the site at the southern end.  Generally, an undisturbed woodland with potential for habitat protection and development and increased diversification of tree species

Condition Assessment

Rushton House Farm Woodland Assessment

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