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The River Leam in Leamington Spa

The River Leam (/ˈlɛm/ LEM) 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]

The River Leam near Offchurch Bury
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 alsoEdit


  1. ^ a b "River Leam Catchment Pilot". Environment Agency. Archived from the original on 2 February 2013. Retrieved 2 March 2013. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  2. ^ Merriam-Webster's Geographical Dictionary (Third ed.). Springfield, Massachusetts: Merriam-Webster. 1997. p. 636. ISBN 0-87779-546-0.

Coordinates: 52°17′N 1°33′W / 52.283°N 1.550°W / 52.283; -1.550