River Westend

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River Westend
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The River Westend
River Westend is located in Derbyshire
River Westend
Location
CountryEngland
CountiesDerbyshire
Physical characteristics
Source 
 ⁃ locationBleaklow Stones, Bleaklow, Derbyshire
Mouth 
 ⁃ location
Howden Reservoir, Derbyshire
 ⁃ coordinates
53°25′52″N 1°44′41″W / 53.43120°N 1.74467°W / 53.43120; -1.74467Coordinates: 53°25′52″N 1°44′41″W / 53.43120°N 1.74467°W / 53.43120; -1.74467
Length3.2 km (2.0 mi)[1]
Basin size14.8 km2 (5.7 sq mi)[1]
Basin features
Tributaries 
 ⁃ leftGrinah Grain, Fagney Clough, Ridge Clough
 ⁃ rightRavens Clough, Black Clough, Ditch Clough
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.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "WFD Surface Water Classification Status and Objectives 2012 csv files". Environment Agency. 20 February 2013. Archived from the original on 24 February 2014. Retrieved 20 February 2013.
  • Roger Redfern, Walking in Peakland