River Ebble

River Ebble

The River Ebble is one the five rivers of the English city of Salisbury.

Rising at Alvediston 12 miles to the west coord|51|0|36.41|N|2|2|5.76|W| it joins the River Avon 2 miles south of Salisbury at Bodenham coord|51|1|58.04|N|1|45|29.10|W|, after flowing through a peaceful and pretty valley with fascinating place names like Ebbesbourne Wake, Fifield Bavant, Little London, Knapp, Mount Sorrel, Broad Chalke, Stoke Farthing, Bishopstone, Stratford Tony, Coombe Bissett, Odstock and Nunton.

The River Chalke is the most significant tributary, rising in Bowerchalke and flowing through the Chalke Valley to join the Ebble at Mount Sorrel in Broad Chalke, after running through extensive watercress and trout farms.

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