Silverdale, North Yorkshire

Coordinates: 54°08′11.7″N 2°14′37.3″W / 54.136583°N 2.243694°W / 54.136583; -2.243694
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Silverdale is a minor dale in the Yorkshire Dales in North Yorkshire, England. It is a side dale of Ribblesdale, and lies west of Fountains Fell. The dale head is just south of Pen-y-ghent. The Pennine Way crosses the head of the dale.[1]

A minor road runs through the dale from Stainforth to Halton Gill.[2] 4 miles (6.4 km) along the road from Stainforth is the site of Neolithic burial ground known as Giants Graves.[3][4]


  1. ^ "98" (Map). Wensleydale & Upper Wharfedale. 1:50,000. Landranger. Ordnance Survey. 2016. ISBN 9780319263419.
  2. ^ "Halton Gill". Retrieved 6 February 2018.
  3. ^ "Out of Oblivion: A landscape through time". Retrieved 6 February 2018.
  4. ^ Historic England. "Round barrow known as Giant's Grave, Pen-y-Ghent Fell (1010536)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 6 February 2018.

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54°08′11.7″N 2°14′37.3″W / 54.136583°N 2.243694°W / 54.136583; -2.243694