Tributaries of the River Thames
This article lists the tributaries of the River Thames from the sea to the source, in England. It includes significant backwaters and waterways that have confluences with the main stream of the river. Most of the tributaries are natural, but a few were man-made.
The average discharge is taken from the lowest point at which measurements are taken, which may be upstream of the confluence.
Backwaters and cutsEdit
|Desborough Cut||Walton-on-Thames||0.75 miles (1.21 km)||Weybridge||Artificial|
|Abbey River||Chertsey Lock||Penton Hook Island|
|Jubilee River||Black Potts Ait||7.2 miles (11.6 km)||Boulter's Lock||Artificial|
|Clewer Mill Stream||Queen Elizabeth Bridge||Bush Ait|
|Hennerton Backwater||Ferry Eyot||1.25 miles (2.01 km)||Unnamed Eyot|
|Swift Ditch||Culham Bridge||Abingdon Lock|
|Seacourt Stream and Hinksey Stream||Kennington Railway Bridge||Wytham|
|Castle Mill Stream||Gasworks Bridge, Oxford||Port Meadow|
|Bulstake Stream||Osney Rail Bridge||Four Rivers, Oxford|
|Sheepwash Channel||Four Rivers, Oxford||Castle Mill Stream at Isis Lock|
|Kingsbridge Brook||Godstow Lock||Wolvercote Mill Stream|
|Regent's Canal||Limehouse Basin||Paddington Basin|
|Lee Navigation via River Lea||Bow, London||Hertford Castle Weir|
|Grand Union Canal via River Brent||Brentford||Birmingham|
|Wey and Godalming Navigations||Weybridge||20 miles (32 km)||Godalming|
|Kennet and Avon Canal via River Kennet||Reading||87 miles (140 km)||Bristol|
|Wilts & Berks Canal||Abingdon||52 miles (84 km)||Kennet and Avon Canal at Semington near Melksham||abandoned 1914, under restoration|
|Oxford Canal via Sheepwash Channel, Oxford
via Dukes Cut
|78 miles (126 km)||Coventry|
|Thames and Severn Canal via River Coln||Lechlade||Stroud||closed 1933, under restoration|
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