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The River Lew can refer to either of two short rivers that lie close to each other in Devon.
The more southerly of the two rises on the northwest corner of Dartmoor, near Sourton, and flows west through the Lew Valley past Lewtrenchard and south of Lewdown before joining the River Lyd near Marystow. It has in earlier times also been known as Lew Water. The Anglo-Saxon Chronicle records a battle in 825 in which Devon forces loyal to Egbert of Wessex defeated the Cornish at Gafulford; and this is thought to be Galford on the banks of this river.

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