River Mersey :: Shared Description

The River Mersey is in North West England. Its name is derived from the Anglo-Saxon and translates as "boundary river". The river may have been the border between the ancient kingdoms of Mercia and Northumbria and for centuries it formed part of the boundary between the historic counties of Lancashire and Cheshire.
The start of the Mersey is at the confluence of the River Tame and River Goyt in Stockport. It flows westwards through the suburban areas of south Manchester towards Warrington where the river widens before it then narrows as it passes between the towns of Runcorn and Widnes. From Runcorn the river widens into a large estuary, which is 3 miles (4.8 km) wide at its widest point near Ellesmere Port. The course of the river then heads north, with Liverpool to the east and the Wirral Peninsula to the west and finishes at Liverpool Bay. In total the river flows 70 miles.
by N Chadwick
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SJ5083 : Houses by the Mersey Estuary by N Chadwick
SJ3390 : Mersey Ferries terminal at Liverpool's Pier Head by Jonathan Hutchins
SJ5986 : West Coast Main Line bridge over the Mersey  by Stephen Craven
SJ5083 : The Mersey estuary by N Chadwick
SJ5083 : The Mersey Estuary by N Chadwick


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Created: Fri, 13 May 2016, Updated: Fri, 13 May 2016

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