River Lee at Hertford Basin
|- location||Leagrave, Luton|
|- elevation||115 m (377 ft)|
|- location||Bow Creek, River Thames|
|- elevation||0 m (0 ft)|
|Length||68 km (42 mi)|
The River Lee or River Lea is a river in England. It begins in Leagrave Park , Leagrave, Luton in the Chiltern Hills. It flows generally southeast, east, and then south to London where it meets the River Thames . The last section is known as Bow Creek. A section of the river runs through Hertford castle and shares a valley with the river Beane at Hartham common. Morgans School, in Hertford, have named one of their houses after the river Lea.
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