River Inny, Cornwall

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This article is about the river in Cornwall. For the river in Westmeath, Ireland, see River Inny, Westmeath. For the river in Co Kerry, Ireland, see River Inny, Kerry.
A sketchmap of the River Tamar showing tributaries including the River Inny
The road bridge at Two Bridges

The River Inny (Cornish: Dowr Enni)[1] is a small river in east Cornwall, United Kingdom. It is a tributary of the River Tamar and is about twenty miles (32 km) long from its source near Davidstow on the eastern flank of Bodmin Moor to its confluence with the Tamar at Inny Foot near Dunterton.[2]

The River Inny's catchment is 108 square kilometres. Penpont Water is the main tributary and joins the Inny at Two Bridges.[3]

The course of the River Inny is initially east-southeast. From Two Bridges it runs southeast before running due east for the last few miles to its confluence with the Tamar.

The River Inny supports trout, sea trout and salmon populations. Other wildlife species include the otter, kingfisher, sand martin, dipper, curlew and snipe.

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  1. ^ Place-names in the Standard Written Form (SWF) : List of place-names agreed by the MAGA Signage Panel. Cornish Language Partnership.
  2. ^ Ordnance Survey: Landranger map sheet 201 Plymouth & Launceston ISBN 978-0-319-23146-3
  3. ^ [1] Cornwall Rivers Project website; River Inny; retrieved April 2010