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River Leam

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River Leam

The River Leam near Offchurch Bury

The River Leam ( ) is a river which rises at Hellidon Hill in Northamptonshire then flows through rural Warwickshire, including the town of Leamington Spa.[1] It flows into the Warwickshire Avon, a left bank tributary of the Severn.

River Leame is given as an alternative spelling in Merriam-Webster's Geographical Dictionary.[2]

Hunningham bridge crosses the River Leam
The millstream at Eathorpe with the abandoned mill to the right and Millhouse to the left
The Severn Trent Water gauging station on the River Leam at Kites Hardwick


Its major tributaries are Rains Brook, River Itchen, River Stowe and Radford Brook.[1]

See also


  1. ^ a b "River Leam Catchment Pilot". Environment Agency. Retrieved 2 March 2013. 
  2. ^ Merriam-Webster's Geographical Dictionary (Third ed.). Springfield, Massachusetts: Merriam-Webster. 1997. p. 636.  

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