Warren Farm, Stewkley SSSI
reference: SP 851
of site: 1.5 ha;
location and parking:
Warren Farm SSSI is 7 km west of Leighton Buzzard, 1 km south of Stewkley. The
farm is accessed by several lanes off the B4032. Car parking is limited and at
the farm itself.
Disused quarry, partially flooded, slopes degraded and vegetated, although still
The quarry shows the most northerly outcrop of the
and potential educational use
(geology, ecology, archaeology, industrial archaeology):
No current use is made of the site for educational use, as far as is known, due
to the overgrowth and flooding of the site. The potential of the site is as an
SSSI to safeguard this potential exposure of geological interest.
To maintain the geological interest by preventing infill or damage to the site.
to site (present and future): (Not visited during the survey)
(basic risk assessment): (Not visited during the survey)
Very little potential for educational use due to the access being via the farm
thus causing disturbance to the owners, but also the problem that continued
flooding would cause to maintaining an open and accessible exposure. For
educational or training purposes the
File information. Not for BEHG activity.