Weaver's Cottage


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Address and contact details
Weaver's Cottage, 35 Streetly End, West Wickham, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB1 6RP
Tel: 01223 892399
Email: weaverscottage@tesco.net
Latitude: 52° 06' 26" N
Longitude: 0° 21' 25" E
Background to the collection
Ownership:Private, Sylvia Norton
Umbrella organisation:National Council for the Conservation of Plants and Gardens
Personnel
Owner: Sylvia Norton
Contact person: Sylvia Norton
Total Staff:1
Physical environment
Altitude:91 m
Soil type:Clay, neutral
Aspect:Mostly flat
Total area:0.2 ha
Area heated:10 m²
Plant collection
Families:1
Genera:1
Species:80
Taxa:90
Accessions:770
Plants:1000
Special families within the collections:
Leguminosae
Special genera within the collections:
Lathyrus
Special collections:
Lathyrus, NCCPG – 80 Species, 90 Taxa, 500 Accessions, 1000 Plants.
Record Keeping:Kept since 1992
Plant-collecting trips:No
Facilities on site
Herbarium:Approximately 40 cultivated specimens
Library:No
Research facilities:No
Publications:NCCPG Lathryus booklet
Identifications:Undertakes free identifications for the general public. Internal verification of material
Teaching and Education:Public education, potential for taxonomic
Interpretation:No
Friends Organisation:No
Visitor facilities:Plant shop
Access to the collections
Public access:Free to NCCPG members only
Public opening hours:Mon-Sun: By appointment only
Guiding principles behind the collection
To collect, secure and research as many species as possible within the genus Lathyrus.
Location map
Location map

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