River Mole, Devon

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River Mole
River mole devon.jpg
The River Mole below its confluence
with the River Yeo.
River Mole, Devon is located in Devon
River Mole, Devon
Location within Devon
DistrictNorth Devon
TownsNorth Molton, South Molton
Physical characteristics
SourceNorth Molton Ridge
 • locationTwitchen, North Devon, Devon
 • coordinates51°5′6.5″N 3°44′25″W / 51.085139°N 3.74028°W / 51.085139; -3.74028
 • elevation360 m (1,180 ft)
MouthRiver Taw
 • location
Junction Pool, Devon
 • coordinates
50°56′30″N 03°54′24″W / 50.94167°N 3.90667°W / 50.94167; -3.90667Coordinates: 50°56′30″N 03°54′24″W / 50.94167°N 3.90667°W / 50.94167; -3.90667
 • elevation
6 m (20 ft)
 • locationWoodleigh
 • average8.70 m3/s (307 cu ft/s)
 • minimum0.20 m3/s (7.1 cu ft/s)27 August 1976
 • maximum188.0 m3/s (6,640 cu ft/s)9 January 1968

The River Mole a tributary of the River Taw in Devon which rises on the southwestern border of Exmoor. The river takes its name from the market towns of North and South Molton. The river used to be known as the Nymet.[1]


  • River Yeo
  • Crooked Oak
  • River Bray
  • Little Silver Stream

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "NDAS Place_Names". www.ndas.org.uk. Archived from the original on 28 August 2008.

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