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River Cole, West Midlands

Coordinates: 52°31′5″N 1°41′20″W / 52.51806°N 1.68889°W / 52.51806; -1.68889 (River Cole, mouth)
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River Cole
Coleshill, near the confluence with the Blythe
CountiesWorcestershire, West Midlands, Warwickshire
Towns and CitiesWythall, Birmingham, Shirley, Chelmsley Wood, Coleshill
Physical characteristics
 - locationKings Norton, West Midlands, and Wythall, Worcestershire
 - coordinates52°21′40″N 1°53′14″W / 52.36111°N 1.88722°W / 52.36111; -1.88722 (River Cole, source)
 - locationConfluence with the River Blythe at Ladywalk reserve
 - coordinates52°31′5″N 1°41′20″W / 52.51806°N 1.68889°W / 52.51806; -1.68889 (River Cole, mouth)
Length40 km (25 mi)

The River Cole is a river in the West Midlands, England. It is around 25 miles (40 km) long. It is a tributary of the River Blythe, which it flows into near Coleshill. Its sources are in Wythall and Kings Norton to the south of Birmingham City Centre. The river flows north-west through eastern Birmingham, through the Metropolitan Borough of Solihull, and into Warwickshire. The River Blythe flows into the River Tame, which flows into the River Trent. This river flows into the North Sea through the Humber Estuary.[1]

The river Cole was first recorded in 1822

References[change | change source]

  1. "B&BC BAP - Rivers and Streams Habitat Action Plan". Wildlife Trust for Birmingham and the Black Country. Archived from the original on 24 August 2011. Retrieved 5 September 2011.