Rivers of Kent

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Rivers in Kent.

Four major rivers drain the county of Kent, England.

River Medway[edit]

The catchment area of the Medway 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]

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]

Its tributary is the River Cray.

River Dour[edit]

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.


  1. ^ https://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.

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