"The village names of Westgate and Eastgate on the map still mark the limits of the hunting park of the medieval bishops of Durham"
The Companion Guide to Northumbria. Edward Grierson. 1976.
From Stanhope the river continues west past the villages of Eastgate and Westgate. The A689 road follows the river up the valley to Daddry Shield and beyond.
There are several bridges including some footbridges.