River Rat

The River Rat is a river in the county of Suffolk in East Anglia, England.[1]

Rat
Rattlesden River
River Rat is located in Suffolk
River Rat
Location of the river mouth within Suffolk
Location
CountryEngland
RegionSuffolk
Physical characteristics
Source 
 • locationFelsham
 • coordinates52°09′59″N 0°50′55″E / 52.1663°N 0.8486°E / 52.1663; 0.8486
 • elevation80 m (260 ft)
Mouth 
 • location
Stowmarket
 • coordinates
52°10′56″N 1°00′26″E / 52.1822°N 1.0071°E / 52.1822; 1.0071Coordinates: 52°10′56″N 1°00′26″E / 52.1822°N 1.0071°E / 52.1822; 1.0071
 • elevation
26 m (85 ft)
Length15.5 km (9.6 mi)
Basin features
River systemRiver Gipping

Its source is to the south of the village of Felsham, and is the major tributary of the River Gipping. The River Rat joins the River Gipping at Pikes Meadow in Stowmarket.

The river flows through the village of Rattlesden, and is also known as the Rattlesden River.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "activeboard.com". Retrieved September 6, 2012.
  2. ^ Ordnance Survey of Great Britain. 1:25000