Little Stour at Littlebourne


Current River Level: 0.068m, falling

Within the usual range for this location

Current level recorded at 6:30pm, Thursday 1st December GMT

Change from previous measurement: -0.001m
(recorded at 6:15pm, Thursday 1st December GMT)

The usual range of the Little Stour at Littlebourne is between 0.02m and 0.53m. It has been between these levels for 90% of the time since monitoring began.

The typical recent level of the Little Stour at Littlebourne over the past 12 months has been between -0.16m and 0.14m. It has been between these levels for at least 152 days in the past year.

The highest level ever recorded at the Little Stour at Littlebourne is 0.76m, reached on Saturday 1st February 2014 at 2:30pm.

Note that this data may not take account of recent measurements, as we wait until a level has been verified by the Environment Agency before adding it to our records.

  • Monitoring Station: Littlebourne
  • Watercourse: Little Stour
  • Nearest Town/Village: Littlebourne
  • Local Authority: Canterbury
  • Ceremonial County: Kent
  • Coordinates: 51°16'26"N 1°10'7"E (51.273987,1.168823)
  • OS Grid: TR2112157530 (621121,157530)
  • Mapcode (Local): GBR VZQ.2B7
  • Mapcode (Global): VHLGP.67RP
  • Open Location Code: 9F3375F9+HG
  • Maidenhead Locator System: JO01og05
  • Environment Agency Location ID: E3401
  • Environment Agency Gauge ID: E3401-level-stage-i-15_min-mASD
  • Operational Area: Little Stour and Wingham
  • Catchment Area: Stour
  • UK Hydrometric Area: Kent Rivers Group
  • Environment Agency Region: Southern
  • Datum Type: Above Stage Datum (ASD)
  • Stage Datum: 9.77m AOD

Nearby Monitoring Locations

Nearby Flood Warning Locations

Nailbourne and Little Stour
Communities on the Nailbourne, Little Stour and River Wingham, including Lyminge, Elham, Barham, Bridge, Bekesbourne, Littlebourne, Ickham, Wickhambreaux and Wingham

No current or recent warnings.

Littlebourne, Ickham and Wickhambreaux on the Little Stour
Little Stour at Littlebourne, Ickham and Wickhambreaux including Deerson Valley, Newnham Valley and Preston Valley

No current or recent warnings.

Groundwater flooding in East Kent
Areas at risk from Groundwater flooding including the Petham Bourne, Alkham bourne and Nailbourne including Elham, Barham, Bishopsbourne, Bridge, Patrixbourne and Bekesbourne

No current or recent warnings.

River Great Stour at Canterbury
Great Stour at Canterbury

No current or recent warnings.

Tidal River Stour area from Fordwich to Stonar Cut
Tidal River Stour area from Fordwich to Stonar Cut including Stodmarsh, Grove Ferry, Plucks Gutter, Ash Level and Minster Marsh

Recent warnings no longer in force.

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Long Term

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