Skip to main content

Geographical Term Details

Idle and Torne catchment

Definition (

The catchment of the Idle and Torne rivers covers an area approximately 1,200km2. Nottinghamshire and South Yorkshire are the principle counties. However, Derbyshire and North Lincolnshire cover areas to the south west and north east of the catchment area respectively. The Idle drains a catchment area of approximately 879km2 and the Torne an area of approximately 328km2. The River Idle is a significant tributary of the River Trent. (EA)

Preferred Units: N/A

Scope Note:

Broader TermsNarrower TermsRelated Terms
English catchment basin
Idle subcatchment
Torne subcatchment
Hatfield Chase

Geographical FeatureIs Geographical Feature of
Ryton (Nottinghamshire)
South Yorkshire

This term is used for the following terms: 

Approved Date

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