Tributaries of the River Severn

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River Stour


(Tributary of the River Severn) from the source at Clent to Stourport

The source is at St Kenelm’s Well high on the Clent Hills.
SO9480 : Plaque by St Kenelm's Spring by Philip Halling SO9480 : St Kenelm's Spring, Clent by Philip Halling SO9480 : St Kenelm's Spring (Source of the River Stour) by John M SO9480 : Elan aqueduct by Simon Jobson SO9581 : River Stour downstream of Uffmoor Farm by John M

The river enters the southern edge of the Black Country passing through Halesowen,
SO9682 : River Stour passing under the Halesowen Bypass by John M SO9683 : River Stour downstream of Dogkennel Lane by John M SO9683 : River Stour at Great Cornbow by John M
SO9683 : River Stour downstream of Great Cornbow by John M SO9683 : Weir on the River Stour by John M SO9684 : River Stour downstream of Furnace Hill by John M SO9584 : River Stour upstream at Hayseech by John M
SO9584 : Hayseech Bridge over the River Stour by John M SO9584 : River Stour downstream of Hayseech by John M SO9584 : River Path by Gordon Griffiths SO9485 : Industrial decline at the River Stour by Kieron McMahon

Cradley, Lye and Stourbridge to emerge into the countryside at Stourton:
SO9385 : River Stour near Saltbrook Netherend by Kieron McMahon SO9184 : River Stour by Gordon Griffiths SO8984 : River Stour by Gordon Griffiths SO8885 : Stour Bridge by Gordon Griffiths SO8885 : Crossing the Stour by Gordon Griffiths
SO8785 : Stour Waterfall by Gordon Griffiths SO8686 : River Stour at Prestwood Bridge by John M SO8686 : River Stour at Prestwood Bridge by John M SO8685 : Stour Bridge by Gordon Griffiths

at Prestwood the river is joined by the Smestow Brook (rising in Wolverhampton) and runs alongside the Staffs & Worcs canal for the remainder of its course.
SO8685 : River Stour Aqueduct, Staffs & Worcs Canal by John M SO8685 : Canal Aqueduct by Gordon Griffiths SO8685 : Confluence of Smestow Brook (River) and River Stour by John M SO8685 : Confluence of River Stour and Smestow Brook (River) by John M
SO8685 : River Stour upstream of Stewponey Bridge by John MSO8684 : Flood measuring equipment on the River Stour by John M SO8684 : River Stour downstream of Stewponey Bridge by John M

Downstream of the Stewponey the river flows past Kinver,
SO8584 : River Stour - upstream at Hyde Farm by John M SO8584 : River Stour - downstream weir at Hyde Farm by John M SO8484 : River Stour south of The Hyde by John M SO8484 : River Stour downstream of The Hyde by John M
SO8483 : River Stour near the Staffs and Worcs Canal by John M SO8483 : River Stour near The Hyde by John M SO8483 : River Stour behind Kinver High Street by John M SO8483 : River Stour upstream at Kinver Bridge by John M
SO8483 : River Stour downstream of Kinver Bridge by John M SO8583 : Path between River and Canal by Gordon Griffiths SO8582 : River Stour by Gordon Griffiths SO8582 : River Stour looking northeast, near Whittington by P L Chadwick SO8582 : River Stour looking south, near Whittington by P L Chadwick

Caunsall, Cookley and Wolverley
SO8580 : River Stour upstream of Caunsall Bridge by John M SO8580 : Caunsall Bridge over the River Stour by John M SO8580 : River Stour downstream of Caunsall Bridge by John M SO8480 : Footbridge over the River Stour near Austcliff Bridge by P L Chadwick
SO8480 : River Stour near Caunsall by P L Chadwick SO8480 : River Stour near Caunsall by P L Chadwick SO8480 : River Stour at Cookley by Tavis Pitt SO8480 : Cookley Bridge over the River Stour by John M
SO8480 : River Stour downstream of Cookley Bridge by John M SO8279 : River Stour downstream at Wolverley by John M SO8279 : River Stour downstream of Wolverley Bridge by John M SO8278 : River Stour near Wolverley by P L Chadwick

to enter industrial Kidderminster, home of the carpet industry. behind Mill Street.
SO8276 : River Stour flowing behind properties in Mill Street by John M SO8276 : River Stour upstream of the canal aqueduct by John M SO8276 : Aqueduct over the River Stour by John M SO8376 : River Stour, Kidderminster by Mat Fascione SO8376 : River Stour by Exchange Street, Kidderminster by P L Chadwick
SO8376 : River Stour - Kidderminster Town Centre by John M SO8376 : River Stour - Kidderminster Town Centre by John M SO8376 : Bridge over the River Stour - Kidderminster Town Centre by John M SO8376 : Bridge over the Stour, Kidderminster by Malc McDonald SO8376 : River Stour seen from Husum Bridge, Weavers Wharf by P L Chadwick
SO8376 : River Stour downstream of Kidderminster Town Centre by John M SO8376 : River Stour near Corporation Street, Kidderminster by P L Chadwick SO8376 : River Stour near Corporation Street, Kidderminster by P L Chadwick SO8276 : River Stour near Tram Street, Kidderminster by P L Chadwick

The water from the river was used in the mill processes and to take away the waste from the bleaching and colouring. The river splits into various separate channels including the Back Brook. Water was pumped from underground aquifers with the waste discharged into the river.
SO8376 : Castle Road crossing the River Stour, Kidderminster by P L Chadwick SO8376 : River Stour near Castle Road by P L Chadwick SO8376 : River Stour branch, looking towards New Road by P L Chadwick
SO8376 : River Stour seen from New Road, Kidderminster by P L Chadwick SO8376 : Footbridge over the River Stour in New Road, Kidderminster by P L Chadwick SO8376 : River Stour by New Road, Kidderminster by P L Chadwick
SO8376 : Footbridge across River Stour by P L Chadwick SO8376 : River Stour near Tesco, looking north by P L Chadwick SO8376 : River Stour  - Green Street Bridge by John M SO8376 : Morrison's from Meadow Mills by Antony Dixon SO8376 : River Stour - Grosvenor-Woodward mill site by John M SO8376 : River Stour - Grosvenor-Woodward mill site by John M SO8376 : Branch of the River Stour - Grosvenor-Woodward site by John M SO8376 : River Stour - behind the carpet mills by John M SO8376 : River Stour by Castle Spinning Mills, Kidderminster by P L Chadwick SO8376 : Castle Mill, Kidderminster by Chris Allen

South of Kidderminster the river is joined by the Hoo Brook
SO8275 : Viaduct by Mat Fascione SO8274 : Staffs & Worcs Canal and River Stour by P L Chadwick SO8274 : River Stour north of Hoo Brook by P L Chadwick SO8274 : River Stour near pipe bridge by P L Chadwick

and continues through Wilden to Stourport
SO8272 : River Stour looking towards Wilden by P L Chadwick SO8272 : River Stour at Wilden, Stourport-on-Severn by P L Chadwick SO8271 : River Stour near Wilden Lane, Wilden, Stourport-on-Severn by P L Chadwick SO8172 : River Stour looking towards Stourport by P L Chadwick
SO8271 : River Stour, Mill Road, looking north by P L Chadwick SO8271 : River Stour near Mill Road in October by P L Chadwick SO8271 : River Stour, Mill Road, looking south by P L Chadwick SO8171 : River Stour near Millfields Drive by P L Chadwick

and the confluence with the River Severn
SO8170 : Confluence of River Stour & River Severn by Martyn B

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