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Whitehawk Hill
TypeLocal Nature Reserve
LocationBrighton, East Sussex
OS gridTQ 332 049
Area50.3 hectares (124 acres)
Managed byBrighton and Hove City Council

Whitehawk Hill is a 50.3-hectare (124-acre) Local Nature Reserve in Brighton, East Sussex. It is owned and managed by Brighton and Hove City Council.[1][2]

At the top of the hill is Whitehawk Camp, a Neolithic causewayed enclosure which is a Scheduled Monument.[3]

This is species-rich chalk grassland which has views over Brighton and the sea, together with the Isle of Wight on clear days. There are colonies of chalkhill blue butterflies.[1] The 45 metre high Whitehawk Hill transmitting station is at the summit.[4]

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References

  1. ^ a b "Whitehawk Hill". Local Nature Reserves. Natural England. Retrieved 22 February 2019. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ "Map of Whitehawk Hill". Local Nature Reserves. Natural England. Retrieved 22 February 2019. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^ Historic England. "Whitehawk Camp Causewayed Enclosure (1010929)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 22 February 2019.
  4. ^ Brighton (Whitehawk Hill)

Coordinates: 50°49′41″N 0°06′36″W / 50.828°N 0.110°W / 50.828; -0.110

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