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River Leith (Cumbria)


The River Leith is a tributary of the River Lyvennet in Cumbria. It is about 26km long and has a catchment area of 60 km2.[1]

The River Leith is a watercourse in Cumbria, a county of northwestern England.

Rising at Shap, the Leith flows north alongside the M6 motorway via Great and Little Strickland before turning eastward at Melkinthorpe. Having passed through Cliburn, the Leith flows into the River Lyvennet at Cliburn Mill.

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Rivers in Cumbria Melkinthorpe River Lyvennet
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Footbridge at Melkinthorpe

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Ford, Melkinthorpe

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River Leith near Cliburn

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River Leith from Waterfalls Bridge

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Looking North from bridge at Thrimby

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Commonholme Bridge

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Waterfalls Bridge

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Melkinthorpe
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Melkinthorpe
- Overview About Melkinthorpe Map Street View MELKINTHORPE, a township, in the parish of Lowther, West ward and union, county of Westmorland; containing 99 inhabitants. Extract from: A Topographical Dictionary of ...

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