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Garsdale, Cumbria

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Garsdale, Cumbria

Garsdale is a dale or valley in the south east of Cumbria, England, on the western slopes of the Pennines, between Baugh Fell to the north, and Rise Hill to the south. It is within the Yorkshire Dales National Park. The dale is the valley of the Clough River, which rises on the north eastern slopes of Baugh Fell and flows through Grisedale, the Dale that Died, as Grisedale Beck until it becomes the Clough River at Garsdale Head.
DistrictSouth Lakeland
Post townSEDBERGH
Administrative CountyCumbria
Traditional CountyYorkshire, West Riding
OS GridSD7489
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionNorth West
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityCumbria
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCumbria
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCumbria
Ambulance AuthorityNorth West
Dialling code015396
 

Other names by which Garsdale, Cumbria has been known in the past

Garsdale Head

Garsdale, Cumbria in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Garsdale, township, Sedbergh par., N. div. West-Riding Yorkshire, on river Clough, 8 miles SE. of Sedbergh, 12,172 ac., pop. 602; P.O., called Garsdale Head.

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