Denton, North Yorkshire

Denton is a hamlet and civil parish in the Harrogate district of North Yorkshire, England.[1][2] At the 2011 Census the population of this civil parish was less than 100. Details are included in the civil parish of Middleton, Harrogate. It is situated 1 mile (1.6 km) north-east of Ilkley, West Yorkshire. Denton Hall is located in the hamlet.

Denton
Denton is located in North Yorkshire
Denton
Denton
Location within North Yorkshire
OS grid referenceSE143489
Civil parish
  • Denton
District
Shire county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townILKLEY
Postcode districtLS29
PoliceNorth Yorkshire
FireNorth Yorkshire
AmbulanceYorkshire
EU ParliamentYorkshire and the Humber
List of places
UK
England
Yorkshire
53°56′12″N 1°46′58″W / 53.936560°N 1.782830°W / 53.936560; -1.782830Coordinates: 53°56′12″N 1°46′58″W / 53.936560°N 1.782830°W / 53.936560; -1.782830

The name Denton comes from Old English and means farmstead or village in a valley.[3]

Denton Hall, once home of the Fairfax family

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Ordnance Survey: Landranger map sheet 104 Leeds & Bradford (Harrogate & Ilkley) (Map). Ordnance Survey. 2014. ISBN 9780319231654.
  2. ^ "Ordnance Survey: 1:50,000 Scale Gazetteer" (csv (download)). www.ordnancesurvey.co.uk. Ordnance Survey. 1 January 2016. Retrieved 18 February 2016.
  3. ^ Mills, A.D. (2011) [first published 1991]. A Dictionary of British Place Names (First edition revised 2011 ed.). Oxford: Oxford University Press. p. 149. ISBN 9780199609086.

External linksEdit

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