In the seventeenth century Watford had become sufficiently important to have a service of carriers to London but in those days the River Colne had to be forded on entering the town. Sometimes the water was as high as the saddles of the riders. Since then the waters of the Colne have fed breweries and paper mills. Today they flow gently through the town to be enjoyed by visitors to Hertfordshire in England.
The Riverside of Watford in Hertfordshire
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