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The Gade, Hertfordshire

Historical Description

Gade, The, a river of Herts. It ribes on the border of Bucks, runs south-south-eastward, past the Gaddesdens and Piccots End to Hemel Hempstead, goes thence in a southerly direction past Abbots Langley, and through Grove Park and Cashiobnry Park to the vicinity of Rickmansworth, and there falls into the Colne. Its length of course is about 16 miles, and its chief tributaries are the Bulbourne and the Cheshem.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5