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IPA Factsheet - Longparish
Site codeDP01
CountryUnited Kingdom
Administrative regionSouth East (North Hampshire)
Central co-ordinates51o 11' N / 1o 21' W map
Altitude62 - 77

 Site Description The Longparish area is considered one of 6 richest arable plant communities in UK (Byfield& Wilson 2005). Most of the interest is in the two large fields to the north of the shelter belt. Species recorded include Adonis annua, Anthemis cotula, Euphorbia exigua, Fumaria micrantha, Fumaria parviflora, Galeopsis angustifolia, Papaver argemone, Papaver hybridum, Petroselinum segetum, Scandix pecten-veneris, Torilis arvensis, Valerianella dentata

 Botanical Significance IPA noted for vascular plants.

 General Habitat Description Agricultural. Regularly or recently cultivated agriculture, horticulture & domestic (major)

Land use

Land use% CoverLevel
agriculture (arable)Major

Threatened Species

Species NameIPA Assess.Species Assess.AbundanceData qualityCriteria

Botanical Richness

EUNIS level 2 code & nameIPA Assess.Habitat Assess.% of indicator speciesNo. SpeciesNational BiotopeData qualityCriteria
I1 Arable land & market gardens200700goodB

Threatened Habitats

IPA Habitat code & nameIPA Assess.Habitat Assess.AreaData qualityCriteria


DesignationProtected Area NameRelationship with IPAOverlap with IPA
UnknownLongparish Important Arable Plants Area BOAprotected area overlaps with IPA0


TypeDescriptionYear startedYear finishes


agricultural intensification/expansion (arable)high

 Conservation Issues Agricultural intensification. Lack of any formal management agreement, lack of contact with the new owners (Roderick Stubbs of Owls Lodge Farm)

Contact Information

ContactContact Type