River Roden, Shropshire

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River Roden
Country England
County Shropshire
District Telford and Wrekin
 - location Confluence with River Tern
Discharge for Rodington SJ 589 141
 - average 1.94 m3/s (69 cu ft/s) [1]
 - max 28.15 m3/s (994 cu ft/s) 1968-07-03[2]
A map of the Tern catchment, showing the Roden. Watershed is shown in cyan.

The River Roden is a river in Shropshire, England, which rises near Wem Moss and meets the River Tern at Walcot.

Villages and towns it flows through or near to, include:


The River Roden is also recognised for its abundance of wildlife. Predatory birds, foxes and other animals are common to this river and there is also a large variety of fish, including:

  • Chub - which are largely sought by anglers in the river
  • Pike - for which the river is known
  • Barbel - which are unusual for a river like the Roden, although they do not grow to a large size here
  • Dace - which are abundant in the river
  • Perch
  • Roach
  • Minnow


  1. ^ "National River Flow Archive - 54016 Roden @ Rodington". Retrieved 2008-01-24. 
  2. ^ "HiFlows-UK". Retrieved 2008-01-24. 

Coordinates: 52°43′23″N 2°36′36″W / 52.72298°N 2.60996°W / 52.72298; -2.60996