Exe, River

Exe, River

      river in southwest England, rising from its source on Exmoor in Somerset, only 5 mi (8 km) from the Bristol Channel, and flowing southward 60 mi across Devon to its estuary beginning at Exeter and into the English Channel at Exmouth. The Exe is an important river for angling (salmon and trout), and yachting is popular on the estuary. Upstream, there are paper and flour mills along its banks.

* * *

Universalium. 2010.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Exe Island — was the early industrial area of Exeter, England, and was an area of marshland between the city walls and the river Exe, reclaimed by the construction of a series of leats, or water courses, possibly from as early as the 10th century. Of these,… …   Wikipedia

  • River Exe — Geobox River name = River Exe native name = other name = other name1 = image size = image caption = The Exe Estuary from a balloon over Exeter. The M5 motorway is in the foreground, Topsham on the left bank just beyond, and Exmouth at the river… …   Wikipedia

  • River Culm — Old stone bridge with pedestrian refuges over River Culm at Culmstock The River Culm flows through Devon, England. It rises in the Blackdown Hills at a spring see OS map near Culmhead and flows west through Hemyock …   Wikipedia

  • Exe Estuary — The Exe Estuary is an estuary on the south coast of Devon, England.The estuary starts just to the south (gbmapping|SX9589) of the city of Exeter, and extends south for approximately eight miles to meet the English Channel (gbmappingsmall|SX9980) …   Wikipedia

  • River Haddeo — Geobox River name = River Haddeo native name = other name = other name1 = image size = image caption = Bridge and ford in the village of Bury etymology = country = England country1 = state = Somerset state type = County state1 = region = region1 …   Wikipedia

  • River Barle — Geobox River name = River Barle native name = other name = other name1 = image size = image caption = Tarr Steps viewed downstream country = England region = Devon region1 = Somerset city = Withypool city1 = Simonsbath region type = Counties… …   Wikipedia

  • Exe locomotive — Infobox Locomotive name=Lynton Barnstaple Railway Exe caption= powertype=Steam gauge=RailGauge|23.5|lk=on builder=Manning Wardle(England) serialnumber=1362 builddate=1898 whytetype=2 6 2 leadingsize=convert|2|ft|0|in|m|3|abbr=on… …   Wikipedia

  • River Creedy — The River Creedy is a small river in Devon, England. Its name is believed to derive from a British root meaning winding . [Cite book author = Gover, J.E.B., Mawer, A. Stenton, F.M journal = English Place Name Society. Vol viii. Part I. title =… …   Wikipedia

  • River Thrushel — The River Thrushel is a river in Devon, England.The Thrushel runs westerly from its source near Meldon to Tinhay, where it joins the River Wolf.The river is marked as Tinhay River on Donn s map of 1765.… …   Wikipedia

  • River Clyst — The River Clyst is a river of England. The river runs through the county of Devon.Rising near the village of Clyst William near Cullompton, the river runs west and southwest, flowing through the settlements of Norman s Green, Plymtree, Clyst… …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.