River Rat

For the film, see The River Rat. For the rodent, see Coypu.
Rattlesden River
Country England
Region Suffolk
Part of River Gipping
 - location Felsham
 - elevation 80 m (262 ft)
 - coordinates 52°09′59″N 0°50′55″E / 52.1663°N 0.8486°E / 52.1663; 0.8486
 - location Stowmarket
 - elevation 26 m (85 ft)
 - coordinates 52°10′56″N 1°00′26″E / 52.1822°N 1.0071°E / 52.1822; 1.0071Coordinates: 52°10′56″N 1°00′26″E / 52.1822°N 1.0071°E / 52.1822; 1.0071
Length 15.5 km (10 mi)
Location of the river mouth within Suffolk

The River Rat is a river in the county of Suffolk in East Anglia, England.[1]

Its source is to the south of the village of Felsham, and is the major tributary of the River Gipping. The River Rat joins the River Gipping at Pikes Meadow in Stowmarket.

The river flows through the village of Rattlesden, and is also known as the Rattlesden River.[2]


  1. "activeboard.com". Retrieved September 6, 2012.
  2. Ordnance Survey of Great Britain. 1:25000
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