River Yeo

River Yeo

There are several rivers called the Yeo in the West Country of England. Yeo is a Saxon word, meaning simply "river", "stream", or "water" district (cf. French l'eau). Germanic 'Ge-' cognate with 'Gau-' meaning district and is commonly found in the Southern Germany and Switzerland river borders.


* The River Yeo (South Somerset), which joins the River Parrett near Langport. This river flows through Sherborne in Dorset, and the Somerset towns of Yeovil, Yeovilton and Ilchester
* The Congresbury Yeo, which runs from Compton Martin to the Bristol Channel near Kingston Seymour. The Yeo Valley company which produces organic yoghurt was originally based close to this river
* The Cheddar Yeo, which rises in Gough's Cave in the Cheddar Gorge, and is a tributary of the River Axe
* The Mark Yeo, another tributary of the River Axe
* The Blind Yeo
* The Land Yeo
* The Middle Yeo. These last three all drain the moors between Clevedon and Tickenham to the Bristol Channel


* The River Yeo (tributary of the Taw), which joins the River Taw at Barnstaple
* The River Yeo (tributary of the Creedy), which joins the River Creedy north west of Exeter, having passed south of the town of Crediton
* The River Yeo (tributary of the Mole) on the southern edge of Exmoor, which is a tributary of the River Mole (which is itself a tributary of the River Taw)
* The River Yeo (tributary of the Torridge), which joins the River Torridge near Bideford, having started near Hartland Point in western Devon

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*Somerset Levels

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