River Lowther

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Lowther
RiverEamontAtBroughamCastle(SimonLedingham)Jun2004.jpg
The River Lowther where it joins the River Eamont close to Brougham Castle
Origin the confluence of the Keld Gill and the Keld Dub near the village of Keld
Mouth confluence with River Eamont
Basin countries United Kingdom

The River Lowther flows through Cumbria in England. It is a tributary of the River Eamont which in turn is a tributary of the River Eden which flows into the Solway Firth near Carlisle.

The bridge over the Lowther Water at Askham.

The Lowther begins with the confluence of the Keld Gill and the Keld Dub near the village of Keld.

Its name is recorded about 1175 as Lauder. It may come from Old Norse lauðr + á = "foamy river", or it may come from Celtic.

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Coordinates: 54°38′N 2°44′W / 54.633°N 2.733°W / 54.633; -2.733