- River Dane
name = River Dane
image_caption = Three Shires' Head
country = England
region = Cheshire
region_type = Counties
region1 = Staffordshire
region2 = Derbyshire
Axe Edge Moor, south west of Buxton
mouth_location = Confluence with
map_caption = The River Dane is a river mainly in
Cheshirein the north west England.
The river rises in
Derbyshire, close to the source of the River Goytjust to the south west of Buxton, on Axe Edge Moor. Flowing south west, it forms the border between Cheshire and Staffordshirefor around convert|10|mi|km|0|lk=on before flowing west through Congletonand past Holmes Chapel.
The point on the river where the three counties meet, at Panniers' Pool Bridge, is called the Three Shires' Head. [ [http://www.peakwalk.org.uk/axeedgemoor.asp Walks in the UK Peak District - Axe Edge Moor, Buxton's coal mining district ] ]
Passing just to the north of
Middlewichit merges first with the River Croconear to the site of the old Roman fort in Harbutt's Field, and then with the River Wheelocknear the aqueduct carrying the Trent and Mersey Canal, and runs the remaining five miles north to Northwichwhere it flows into the River Weaver.
List of rivers in England
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