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River Waring
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The River Waring as it flows through Horncastle, viewed from Wharf Road
River Waring is located in Lincolnshire
River Waring
Location of the mouth within Lincolnshire
Country England
County Lincolnshire
Physical characteristics
Main source Belchford
328 ft (100 m)
River mouth Horncastle
95 ft (29 m)
53°12′24″N 0°07′21″W / 53.2068°N 0.1224°W / 53.2068; -0.1224
Basin features
  • Left:
    Thunker Drain

The River Waring is a small river in Lincolnshire, England, and a tributary of the River Bain. The Waring rises in the parish of Belchford and runs through Belchford village, passing between the villages of Fulletby, West Ashby and Low Toynton before arriving at Horncastle, where it divides Horncastle market place from the part of the town known as Cagthorpe. After the Horncastle floods of the 1960s, the river channel was straightened and its banks built up through the town. It joins the River Bain along with the Thunker Drain or Scrafield Beck at the confluence by the town's swimming pool, which was built on the site of the old dry dock of the Horncastle Canal.

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