River Tiddy

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Coordinates: 50°23′17″N 4°17′38″W / 50.38806°N 4.29389°W / 50.38806; -4.29389
River Tiddy (Teudhi)
Country England
Region Cornwall
 - left Polbathic Lake
 - right Hay Lake
 - location Pensilva
 - elevation 240 m (787 ft)
 - coordinates 50°30′04″N 4°25′24″W / 50.50111°N 4.42333°W / 50.50111; -4.42333
 - location River Lynher
 - coordinates 50°23′17″N 4°17′38″W / 50.38806°N 4.29389°W / 50.38806; -4.29389
A sketchmap of the River Tamar south of Launceston showing tributaries including the River Tiddy

The River Tiddy (Cornish: Teudhi)[1] is a small river in south-east Cornwall, the main tributary of the River Lynher. The Tiddy rises near Pensilva and flows south east past the village of Tideford until it joins the Lynher. The name of Tideford derives from its location on the river, literally meaning "Ford on the River Tiddy".


  1. ^ Place-names in the Standard Written Form (SWF) : List of place-names agreed by the MAGA Signage Panel. Cornish Language Partnership.
Tidal River Tiddy, north of St Germans