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River Boyd

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Location type: River
Location address: United Kingdom, South Gloucestershire
Number of texts: 1
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The River Boyd is a river of some 7 miles (11 km) in length which rises near Dodington in South Gloucestershire, England. It is a tributary of the Bristol Avon, running in a southerly direction and joining near Bitton. The flow rate at Bitton is an average 19.8 cubic feet per second (0.56 m3/s). It was immortalised in the 1613 poem by John Dennys of Pucklechurch “The Secrets of Angling”, the earliest English poetical tract on fishing:

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