River Conder

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Coordinates: 53°59′57.5″N 2°50′0″W / 53.999306°N 2.83333°W / 53.999306; -2.83333
River Conder
River
Country United Kingdom
Part England
County Lancashire
Mouth Lune estuary
 - coordinates 53°59′57.5″N 2°50′0″W / 53.999306°N 2.83333°W / 53.999306; -2.83333

The River Conder is a river in the English county of Lancashire.

The source of the River Conder is a spring at Conder Head on Black Fell near Littledale, from where the stream briefly runs north, then west through Cragg Wood. The river then skirts around Quernmore in a south westerly direction through a disproportionately wide valley, created by glacial action.[1]

The river runs through Ellel and Galgate before turning to the north west, flowing into the Lune estuary between Conder Green and Glasson.

The name of the river was recorded in the 13th century as Kondover and Kondoure, being derived from Brythonic and meaning "crooked waters".

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Conder Valley, near Lancaster, Ministry of Information. Retrieved 12 September 2006.