- River Evenlode
name = Evenlode
country = England
region_type = Counties
district_type = Districts / Boroughs
city_type = Towns/Villages
source_region = Cotswold Hills
mouth_location = Above
The River Evenlode is a river in England which is a
tributaryof the Thames in Oxfordshire. It rises near Moreton-in-Marsh, Gloucestershirein the Cotswold Hills and flows south-east passing near Stow-on-the-Wold, Bladon, and Eynsham, and its valley provides the route of the southern part of the Cotswold Line.
The River Evenlode passes through many villages and towns in Oxfordshire including
Ascott-under-Wychwood, Chadlington, Charlburyand Cassington. The river joins the Thames several miles down river from Cassington on the reach above King's Lock3 miles (5 km) north-west of Oxford.
The river is largely privately owned, used for fishing and other leisure activities. The
Environment Agencyhas undertaken restoration work, as of 2008, to recover from the effects of excessive dredging [ [http://www.environment-agency.gov.uk/regions/thames/1366613/1370524/1370692/?version=1&lang=_e Envrionment Agency Fish and their environment] ] . Powered craft are not allowed on the river. Hillaire Belloccommemorated the river in some of his poetry.
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