- River Bulbourne
The River Bulbourne runs from Dudswell in
Northchurch, through Berkhamstedand Bourne End to where it joins the River Gadeat Two Waters in Apsleynear Hemel Hempstead.
Originally, the source of the river was Bulborne, 3 miles (4.5 km) to the north-east of Dudswell, until the
Grand Junction Canalwas dug along its course but it is now 7 3/4 miles, meaning that it has expanded
The Bourne Gutter is a small tributory of the Bulbourne rising between Berkhamsted and Bourne End. According to local legend it is a "Woe Water", said to only flow at time of national emergency. Its recent flows in 1990 and 2002 coincided with wars between Britain and Iraq..
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