The level site is within the parish boundaries of Bridport. The site’s northern boundary is marked by a wire fence and is within 20metres of the river Symene and thus the site is a only a few metres above sea level. The southern border is separated by a hedge from the playing field of St Mary’s school. The eastern perimeter is separated from St Mary’s playing fields by a wire fence at the northern end and a hedge for about three quarters of its length. The total area is approximately 12,600m2 i.e.1.26 hectares.