Descriptive Gazetteer Entry for DERWENT (The)

DERWENT (The) a river of Yorkshire. It rises in the Moors, 3 miles from the sea, and 7 S by E of Whitby; runs 14 miles southward to the boundary between the north and east ridings, 2½ miles W of Willerby; then goes 24 miles south-westward, along that boundary, past Malton, Crambe, and Bossall, to the vicinity of Gate-Helmsley; then proceeds 18½ miles southward, past Catton, Elvington, Thorganby, Bubwith, and Wressel, to the Ouse, at Barnaby-on-the-Marsh. It is navigable to Malton.

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

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

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