Glow worm sites in and around Berkshire

A. Records published by Anthony Wootton (Country-Side 1971, 21 456-463 and 572-
574, and XXII, No 6, Spring 1974, 266-271.) NB: Comments such as ‘10 years ago’ here refer from 1970s.

Purley (SU 60/70), 1 female on footpath under trees bordering railway, probably
June 1943.
Tidmarsh Court, Pangbourne (SU60/70), 2, summer 1970.
Crowthorne (SU80/60), several, 1973 and previous years.

B. Sites reported to Robin Scagell
Site  Map    Location and details if any: f = (glowing) females
No    Ref
544 SU2261   Crofton, Nr Burbage, about 8 years ago
524 SU235634 Disused railway at Savernake. Recent years
525 SU4085   Wansdyke, nr Wantage – recent years
072 SU460487 The Plantation, Whitchurch, Hants 5f 1991
096 SU4660   Burghclere, Newbury, Berks 1f 1991
104 SU5263   Headley, Hants (Nr Newbury, Berks) 12f 1991
534 SU5468   Bucklebury Common ‘from time to time’. Also seen 1952
550 SU5570   Bucklebury Village – years ago
065 SU618795 Harts Lock, Pangbourne, Berks 1991
538 SU701755 Bottom of Mapledurham playing fields, about 1977
134 SU725973 Beacon Hill, Aston Rowant, Oxon 150f 1991
033 SU762610 Heath Warren Nr Eversley, Hants 12f 1991
032 SU842628 Sandhurst, Surrey 14f 1991
535 SU8985   Cookham – 15 yds from a minor road, 7 or 8 years ago

NOTE The above sites are from a wide area, but I am surprised that there is
only one record from the Berkshire Downs. Some searches along the Ridgeway may
find some more – even negative reports are welcome!