Denton, North Yorkshire

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Denton is located in North Yorkshire
Denton shown within North Yorkshire
OS grid reference SE143489
Civil parish
  • Denton
Shire county
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town ILKLEY
Postcode district LS29
Police North Yorkshire
Fire North Yorkshire
Ambulance Yorkshire
EU Parliament Yorkshire and the Humber
List of places
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

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.

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

Denton Hall, once home of the Fairfax family


  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)). 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. 

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