Washford River

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Washford River
Washford River, Watchet.jpg
The Washford River
Location
CountryEngland
CountySomerset
CityWashford
Physical characteristics
Source 
 - locationLuxborough, Somerset, England
 - coordinates51°07′39″N 3°28′50″W / 51.12750°N 3.48056°W / 51.12750; -3.48056
 - elevation600 ft (180 m)
MouthBristol Channel
 - location
Watchet, Somerset, England
 - coordinates
51°11′00″N 3°20′09″W / 51.18333°N 3.33583°W / 51.18333; -3.33583Coordinates: 51°11′00″N 3°20′09″W / 51.18333°N 3.33583°W / 51.18333; -3.33583

The Washford River rises at 600 feet (183 m) near Luxborough in the Brendon Hills and flows through Somerset to the Bristol Channel at Watchet.

The river valley passes through the Cleeve Hill Site of Special Scientific Interest,[1] and close to Cleeve Abbey.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Cleeve Hill" (PDF). English Nature. Retrieved 2006-09-09.
  2. ^ Historic England. "Cleeve Abbey (1014824)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 11 May 2013.