Catchment area 1,294 ha, length 7.8km. Not designated artificial or heavily modified.


Waterbody description

The Brook rises east of Meysey Hampton flowing south between Whelford and Kempsford. It joins the River Coln near Bowmoor Lake. The geology is mainly made up of Oxford clay which is a mudstone formed during the Jurassic Period 157 million years ago.


Land use and designations


Flora and Fauna


Conclusions and issues


Water Framework Directive

WFD 2016 overall status was Moderate (owing to the biological element macrophytes and phytobenthos) and phosphate, however, there is no further data provided by the Environment Agency.


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