Rivers of Kent

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Rivers in Kent.

There are four rivers draining the county of Kent, England.

River Medway[edit]

Main article: River Medway

This is the main river, whose catchment area covers almost 25% of the county. The detailed map has a diagram of that catchment area, which includes its main tributaries: the rivers Eden, Bourne (or Shode), Teise, Beult, Loose and Len.

Tributaries of the River Medway[edit]

River Stour[edit]

Main article: River Stour, Kent

The River Stour is also known as the Great Stour, especially above its confluence with the Little Stour at Plucks Gutter. Its catchment area covers the eastern part of Kent.

Tributaries of the River Stour[edit]

River Darent[edit]

Main article: River Darent

Its tributary is the River Cray.

River Dour[edit]

Main article: River Dour, Kent

A minor river from Temple Ewell to Dover

River Rother[edit]

A Wealden river. It is included here since for part of its journey near Bodiam it forms the boundary between Kent and East Sussex.

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.publications.parliament.uk/pa/cm199899/cmselect/cmenvtra/477/477mem24.htm The source of the Teise. ¶13.
  2. ^ Fuller, Michael (1980). The Watermills of the East Malling and Wateringbury Streams. Maidstone: Christine Swift. pp. Part 2, Chapter 2. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 51°12′N 0°42′E / 51.2°N 0.7°E / 51.2; 0.7