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Bonnington to Hythe
Key Characteristics
  • Species rich grassland, scrub and woodland on the greensand scarp.
  • Magnificent views over the marsh.
  • Very large pasture and arable fields on the marsh, divided by fences, ditches and sporadic willows and thorns.
  • Scattered old military defences.
  • Rough grassland dotted with scrub on scarp
Overall Landscape Character Objectives
  • To retain the open ‘natural’ scrub and grassland character of the scarp and to discourage further suburbanisation of properties.
  • To maintain and enhance the distinctive ditches of the remote undeveloped quality of the Marsh.
  • Conserve and enhance views to and from the scarp