Britain's Great Rivers: Then & Now

September 2020
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The River Avon

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The Severn is Britain's longest river and has the world's second largest tidal range. Its history includes the Romans, Welsh-English border skirmishes, the world's first iron bridge, a connection to Darwin and its importance to Shrewsbury, Worcester, Gloucester and Bristol.
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The River Severn

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The Severn is Britain's longest river and has the world's second largest tidal range. Its history includes the Romans, Welsh-English border skirmishes, the world's first iron bridge, a connection to Darwin and its importance to Shrewsbury, Worcester, Gloucester and Bristol.
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The River Stour

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Arising in the North Downs in the Garden of England and winding 57 miles to its estuary in the English Channel, the Stour has been a gateway to Britain for thousands of years. It has witnessed the arrival of invasion fleets, immigrants, and new ideas that have had a profound effect on British history.
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The River Trent

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Britain's third longest river flows 170 miles from its source in Staffordshire to its confluence with the Ouse in Lincolnshire, where it forms the Humber.
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The River Tyne

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Following the flow of the Tyne from the convergeance of two tributaries near the village of Warden, to the North Sea. Historians reveal the Roman foundations on which Newcastle upon Tyne is founded.
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The River Clyde

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The story of the river Clyde, from its probable source somewhere in the Lowther Hills of Lanarkshire to its estuary in the Firth of Clyde. Its history includes the invaders who made use of it, and how the Clyde was the lifeblood of the city of Glasgow and the home of a world-famous ship-building industry.
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The River Severn

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The Severn is Britain's longest river and has the world's second largest tidal range. Its history includes the Romans, Welsh-English border skirmishes, the world's first iron bridge, a connection to Darwin and its importance to Shrewsbury, Worcester, Gloucester and Bristol.
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The River Clyde

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The story of the river Clyde, from its probable source somewhere in the Lowther Hills of Lanarkshire to its estuary in the Firth of Clyde. Its history includes the invaders who made use of it, and how the Clyde was the lifeblood of the city of Glasgow and the home of a world-famous ship-building industry.
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