- River Erewash
The River Erewash is a
riverin Englandthat flows roughly southwards through Derbyshire, close to its eastern border with Nottinghamshire.
It rises at a point south east of
Kirkby-in-Ashfield, flows roughly westward to Eastwood then southward through Ilkeston, Sandiacre, Totonand into the River Trent, near Long Eaton. It forms the boundary between south Derbyshire and south Nottinghamshire.
It gives its name to the
Erewash Valley, which has a rich industrial history, and the local government district and boroughof Erewash.
Although the river is not navigable at any part, it is paralleled by the
Erewash Canalfor much of its length ( Langley Millto the River Trent).
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