River Unk, Shropshire

River Unk near Cefn Einion

The River Unk is a small river in Shropshire, England.

It rises close to the site of the Bronze Age cross dyke known as the Lower Short Ditch on the Shropshire - Powys border in the north of Clun Forest[1] and flows in a generally easterly direction for around 6.5 km before turning southward near Lower Edenhope and heading past Mainstone, Cefn Einion, and Bicton for 9 km and joining the River Clun near the Castle in the town of Clun.[2]


  1. 52°29′03″N 3°08′36″W / 52.4843°N 3.1434°W
  2. 52°25′24″N 3°02′02″W / 52.4233°N 3.0338°W

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