This site has two special features, marshy
grassland and drier species-rich neutral grassland. Both have a
rich mixture of plant species, including some that are only found
in places such as this. Meadow thistle, devil’s-bit scabious,
pepper saxifrage and marsh valerian can be found in the marshy
grassland, with betony, cowslips and knapweed in the drier
Managing this site
The site is in private ownership. The special features of this
SSSI and CCW’s views about site management have been summarised in
a Site Management Statement, addressed to the owners and managers
of the land. The statement can be found in the resource section
There is no public access to this site.
Wick derives from Old English wic ‘dairy-farm’. Wick occurs as a
place-name at several locations in England. The meaning of
Clemenstone is unclear.