River Yox

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River Yox channelised at Peasenhall.

The River Yox is a river in the English county of Suffolk. It flows from the west of Peasenhall through Sibton and Yoxford where it becomes the Minsmere River.[1] The Yox was originally fordable at Yoxford where a modern road bridge allows the A12 to cross the river.[2]

The river valley is largely drained and used as grassland with some arable use at Sibton. Some peat deposits are present. The valley has a narrow floodplain with water meadows and has largely been drained using a system of dykes.[2][3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Storey N R (2013) The Little Book of Suffolk, History press. Available online, retrieved 2016-06-16.
  2. ^ a b Yoxford Conservation Area Appraisal Supplementary Planning Document, Suffolk Coastal District Council, June 2010. Retrieved 2012-11-01.
  3. ^ Valley meadows & fens, Suffolk Landscape Character Typology, Suffolk County Council. Retrieved 2012-11-01.

Coordinates: 52°15′53″N 1°31′14″E / 52.2646°N 1.5206°E / 52.2646; 1.5206