Skip to main content

Geographical Term Details

Dove catchment

Definition (

The Dove catchment drains an area of approximately 1,020km2 of north Staffordshire and west Derbyshire and includes the Rivers Dove, Churnet, Tean, Manifold and Hamps. There are a number of urban areas in the catchment including Leek, Cheadle, Ashbourne, and Uttoxeter. The River Dove rises on Axe Edge, 5km south of Buxton and meets the Trent at Newton Solney, approximately 3km north of Burton-upon-Trent. (EA)

Preferred Units: N/A

Scope Note:

Broader TermsNarrower TermsRelated Terms
English catchment basin

Geographical FeatureIs Geographical Feature of
Dove (Central England)

This term is used for the following terms: 

Approved Date

Click here to give feedback on this term or suggest an update.