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Thames Head, Gloucestershire

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Thames Head, Gloucestershire

Thames Head is a site in Gloucestershire, traditionally identified as the source of the River Thames, a major river which runs through the centre of London. It lies near the village of Kemble and the town of Cirencester. The claim that Thames Head is the source of the River Thames is disputed. The Environment Agency, the Ordnance Survey and other authorities have the source of the Thames as the nearby Trewsbury Mead.
Administrative CountyGloucestershire
Traditional CountyGloucestershire
OS GridST9899
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
Police AuthorityGloucestershire

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