SD9701 : River Tame

near to Mossley, Tameside, Great Britain

River Tame
River Tame
Looking upstream from SD9701 : Wooden Footbridge Over the River Tame looking towards the weir.
River Tame (Greater Manchester)
The River Tame (Greater Manchester), not to be confused with its namesake in the West Midlands, rises on Denshaw Moor. Its catchment lies mainly on the western flank of the Pennines. The named river starts as compensation flow from Readycon Dean Reservoir in the moors above Denshaw. The source is a little further north, just over the county border in West Yorkshire, close to the Pennine Way. The highest point of the catchment is Greater Manchester's highest point at Black Chew Head.

The river flows generally south through Delph, Uppermill, Mossley, Stalybridge, Ashton-under-Lyne, Dukinfield, Haughton Green, Denton and Hyde. After Mossley the river marks much of the historical boundary dividing Cheshire and Lancashire, before its confluence with the River Goyt to form the River Mersey at Stockport.
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 14 June, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 16 June, 2011
Geographical Context
Rivers, Streams, Drainage 
River (from Tags)
Tame 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 9736 0116 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:30.4273N 2:2.4765W
Photographer Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 9730 0112
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Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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