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You are right that is cock's foot grass. It is a coarse grass, with large tussocks often associated with ungrazed/ unmanaged grassland, although it can often be a component of quite species-rich swards too, but usually as much smaller plants.
The key thing is to understand that it takes time and continued management to restore a flower rich meadow. It would be worth doing a soil test and a plant survey to look at what options are open to you. See these steps and advice before making any decisions http://www.magnificentmeadows.org.uk/advice-guidance.
Rather than repeat much of the advice about creating and restoring meadows that is elsewhere on this forum, I would suggest watching a couple of talks to get you familiar with the process, and a few online resources that are quite useful. If you take a look at the posts about managing churchyards viewtopic.php?f=21&t=80 and some general videos about meadow creation and restoration here viewtopic.php?f=73&t=70
I hope that's helpful
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