|Site of Special Scientific Interest|
|Area of Search||Avon|
|Area||25.5 hectares (0.255 km2; 0.098 sq mi)|
The Common which is both a Scheduled Ancient Monument and an SSSI, is covered by a Countryside Stewardship agreement with the Countryside Agency. The Common remains in private ownership and the Avon Wildlife Trust has a 10-year lease to manage it as a nature reserve.
Wildflowers found on the common include thyme, marjoram, rock-rose, St John's wort, Autumn Gentian and Violets. Butterflies are particularly notable including Common Blue, Brown Argus, Grizzled and Dingy Skipper, Green and Purple Hairstreak, and Dark Green Fritillary. Other insects such as grasshoppers, Glow-worms and moths are abundant. Birds identified at the site include; Blackcap, Whitethroat, Buzzard, Kestrel and Sparrowhawk.