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River Westend
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The River Westend
Country England
Counties Derbyshire
Physical characteristics
Main source Bleaklow Stones, Bleaklow, Derbyshire
River mouth Howden Reservoir, Derbyshire
Length 3.2 km (2.0 mi)
Basin features
Basin size 14.8 km2 (5.7 sq mi)
Tributaries
  • Left:
    Grinah Grain, Fagney Clough, Ridge Clough
  • Right:
    Ravens 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 Ravens Clough, Black Clough, Fagney Clough, Green Clough and Grinah Grain.

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