Descriptive Gazetteer Entry for DOUGLAS (The)

DOUGLAS (The), a river of Lancashire. It rises near Wigan; and runs about 15 miles north-westward and northward to the estuary of the Ribble, near Beaconsall. It is navigable to Solom; and has connection thence, by a cut of 4 miles, with the Leeds and Liverpool canal at Brier's Mill.

(John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72))

Linked entities:
Feature Description: "a river"   (ADL Feature Type: "rivers")
Administrative units: Lancashire AncC
Place names: DOUGLAS     |     DOUGLAS THE     |     THE DOUGLAS

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