River Mole, Devon

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River Mole
River mole devon.jpg
The River Mole below its confluence
with the River Yeo.
Country England
Counties Devon
District North Devon
Towns North Molton, South Molton
Landmark Exmoor
Source North Molton Ridge
 - location Twitchen, North Devon, Devon
 - elevation 360 m (1,181 ft)
 - coordinates 51°5′6.5″N 3°44′25″W / 51.085139°N 3.74028°W / 51.085139; -3.74028
Mouth River Taw
 - location Junction Pool, Devon
 - elevation 6 m (20 ft)
 - 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
Discharge for Woodleigh
 - average 8.70 m3/s (307 cu ft/s)
 - max 188.0 m3/s (6,639 cu ft/s) 9 January 1968
 - min 0.20 m3/s (7 cu ft/s) 27 August 1976
River Mole, Devon is located in Devon
River Mole, Devon
Location within Devon

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

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