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River Westend

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River Westend


River Westend"

River Westend
 
The River Westend
Country England
Counties Derbyshire
Tributaries
 - left Grinah Grain, Ridge Clough
 - right Ravens Clough, Black Clough, Ditch Clough
Source
 - location Bleaklow Stones, Bleaklow, Derbyshire
Mouth
 - location Howden Reservoir, Derbyshire
 - coordinates
Length 3.2 km (2 mi) [1]
Basin 14.8 km2 (6 sq mi) [1]
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Progression : Westend—DerwentTrentHumber

The River Westend flows through the Dark Peak of the Derbyshire Peak District in England. Its source is at Bleaklow Stones on Bleaklow, from where it flows south east into a western arm of the Howden Reservoir. Its lower reaches run through a forestry plantation.

Tributaries of the river include the Ravens Clough, the Black Clough, the Fagney Clough, the Green Clough and the Grinah Grain.

See also

References

  1. ^ a b
  • Roger Redfern, Walking in Peakland
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