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Coordinates: 51°27′29″N 0°03′32″W / 51.4581°N 0.0588°W / 51.4581; -0.0588

The River Peck in the Japanese Garden, Peckham Rye park

The River Peck is a small stream in London that was enclosed in 1823. Today, parts of this stream can still be seen on the west side of Peckham Rye Park.[1] In South Bermondsey it flows into the Earl's Sluice which has its confluence with the Thames at Deptford Wharf.[2] Peckham Rye means "the village by the River Peck".[3]

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  1. ^ "11 lost rivers in London you should know about". Time Out London. 21 September 2016. Retrieved 30 January 2018.
  2. ^ Talling, Paul (2011). London's lost rivers. London: Random House Books. p. 112. ISBN 9781847945976.
  3. ^ Bolton, Tom (20 April 2017). "The fascinating hidden history of London's lost rivers". The Telegraph. Retrieved 30 January 2018.

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