The little stour is one of the tributaries of the river stour in the english county of kent the upper reaches of the river are mistakenly known as the nailbourne whilst the lower reaches were once known as the seaton navigation. As east kent s major watercourse the kentish stour originates as the great stour in lenham north west of ashford.
A man in his 40s has been found dead in the river stour.
River stour kent. The river stour in kent is a river in the south east of england. Lucas dobson 6 slipped into the river stour in sandwich on 17. The intermittent source of the nailbourne is at lyminge and in its early reaches from lyminge to bekesbourne it forms a chalk stream and winterbourne below.
Zone one ran from castle cottages heading upstream along the river stour and zone two ran from the toll bridge towards the coast. The family of a boy who drowned after falling into a kent river wants it to be compulsory for children to wear lifejackets on boats. The river stour ˈ s t aʊər is the river in kent england that flows into the north sea at pegwell bay above plucks gutter where the little stour joins it the river is normally known as the great stour the upper section of the river above its confluence with the east stour at ashford is sometimes known as the upper great stour or west stour in the tidal lower reaches the artificial.
At various points it is known as the great stour or the little stour. The six year old fell into the river stour and was found four days later. Paddlers should be aware that the lower parts towards the bay are tidal so it s important to check tide timetables.
45 of kent s amazing hidden gems you never even knew existed. But perhaps one of the most picturesque walks is along the river stour. It then enters the north sea at pegwell bay a stunning shingle beach with marshland and white cliffs lining breaking the skyline.
Volunteers search on the second day a spokesman for kent fire and rescue service explained that a no go zone had been set up on the river. The river stour ˈ s t aʊər is a river in kent england that flows into the north sea at pegwell bay above plucks gutter where the little stour joins it the river is normally known as the great stour the upper section of the river above its confluence with the east stour at ashford is sometimes known as the upper great stour or west stour in the tidal lower reaches the artificial. The river is the second longest in kent the river medway being the longest with a total length of about 57 miles 93 km.
Rising in the kent countryside it flows east towards the sea meandering in parts. The river runs through ashford canterbury and sandwich before looping back on itself and flowing into the sea at pegwell bay. Free 24 hour help is at hand for people in kent and medway from this text messaging support service.
Police were called just after 3pm on saturday after a body was found in the river where it runs near to vauxhall avenue in canterbury.