River Cocker, Lancashire

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River Cocker
River
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River Cocker
Country United Kingdom
Constituent country England
County Lancashire
Mouth Lune estuary
 - coordinates 53°57′59″N 2°51′25″W / 53.96639°N 2.85694°W / 53.96639; -2.85694Coordinates: 53°57′59″N 2°51′25″W / 53.96639°N 2.85694°W / 53.96639; -2.85694

The River Cocker is a river in Lancashire, England.

The River Cocker rises near to Yeat House Farm and Higher Knowle Hill south of Quernmore, near Lancaster.

It runs south westerly through Cocker Clough Wood and Brunstow Wood, then by Hampson Green, before briefly turning north west when joined by Potters Brook at the hamlet of Potters Brook close to the M6 motorway and Lancaster Canal.

The river then skirts south around Cockerham, being swollen by Park Lane Brook and Lee Brook, before flowing into saltflats below Cockersand Abbey on the Lune estuary.

References

  • Brian Robinson: River Cocker on YouTube


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