River Derwent (Tyne)


The Derwent is a tributary of the River Tyne. The Derwent starts with the confluence of two streams (Nookton Burn and Beldon Burn) near Hunstanworth in County Durham. The Derwent flows about 56 km until it joins the Tyne near Derwenthaugh, close to the Metro Centre. The River flows into Derwent Reservoir near Consett, through Derwent Walk Country Park  and near numerous  settlements including BlanchlandAllensford, EbchesterShotley Bridge, HamsterleyBlackhall Mill and Rowlands Gill.

This page relates to the River Derwent in North East England; note other rivers with the same name are found in Cumbria, Derbyshire, Yorkshire and Australia.

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Bridge at Shotley Bridge

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Mouth of River Derwent as it flows in to the Tyne at Derwent Haugh/Swalwell

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002477:River Derwent Swalwell Gateshead 1900

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Hamsterley Viaduct

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Derwent Bridge, Rowlands Gill

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River Tyne
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River Tyne
- Overview About the Tyne The Tyne is a major river in North East England, formed by the confluence of the River North Tyne and the River South Tyne, which converge ...
Rowlands Gill
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Rowlands Gill
- Rowlands Gill is a large village situated along the A694, between Winlaton Mill and Hamsterley Mill, on the north bank of the River Derwent, Tyne and Wear, England. Within Gateshead's ...
Shotley Bridge
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Shotley Bridge
- Overview About Shotley Bridge Map Street   Shotley Bridge is a village in the Derwent Valley, adjoining the town of Consett in County Durham, England. Shotley Bridge was once the ...
Blanchland
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Blanchland
- Overview About Blanchland Map Street View Blanchland is a village in Northumberland situated within the North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. It is very close to the border with ...
Derwent Reservoir
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Derwent Reservoir
- Derwent Reservoir in County Durham is a reservoir on the River Derwent close to the border between County Durham and Northumberland (not to be confused with Derwent Reservoir in Derbyshire). ...
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River Derwent Below Hunstanworth

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Hunstanworth
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Hunstanworth
- Hunstanworth is a small village by the River Derwent near Blanchland in County Durham, close to the border with Northumberland. From the 18th century Hunstanworth was dominated by lead mining and ...
Allensford
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Allensford
- Overview About Allensford Map Street View Allensford is a hamlet and country park in County Durham, to the west of Consett. It has been a crossing place over the River Derwent, ...
Blackhall Mill
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Blackhall Mill
- Overview Map Street View Blackhall Mill is a village in Gateshead just south of Chopwell. It is situated on the noth bank of the River Derwent opposite Hamsterley in County Durham, on ...
Hamsterley, near Consett
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Hamsterley, near Consett
- Overview About Hamsterley Map Street View The historic Derwentcote Steel Furnace from the 1720s is nearby. Also in County Durham is another village with the same name: Hamsterley, near Bishop Auckland. Hamsterley is ...
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Footbridge connecting Hamsterley and Blackhall Mill

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River Derwent at Blackhall Mill

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Winlaton Mill
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Winlaton Mill
- Overview Map Street View Winlaton Mill is a village located by the River Derwent, located about half a mile south east of Winlation in the Metropolitan Borough of Gateshead. The ...
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Shotley Bridge (bridge)
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Shotley Bridge (bridge)
- Overview Map Street View The stone bridge over the River Derwent at Shotley Bridge was built in the late 18th century, later widened in c1820. The bridge is Grade II ...
Lintzford
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Lintzford
- Overview About Lintzford Map Street View Lintzford is a village on the banks of the River Derwent in the north of County Durham, near Rowlands Gill in Tyneside.  Lintzford is a small ...
Ebchester
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Ebchester
- Overview About Ebchester Map Street View   Ebchester is a village in County Durham, England. It is situated to the north of Consett and to the south east of Whittonstall. ...
Baybridge, Northumberland
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Baybridge, Northumberland
Blanchland Bridge
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Blanchland Bridge
- Overview Map Street View The stone arched bridge over the River Derwent at Blanchland was built in the mid 18th century; it is Grade II listed. The south end of ...
Old Derwent Bridge, Swalwell
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Old Derwent Bridge, Swalwell
- Overview Map Street View The stone bridge over the River Derwent at Swalwell was built in c.1779 for the Gateshead - Hexham Turnpike road.[1] The 3 arched bridge is Grade ...

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