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Walden, North Yorkshire

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Walden, North Yorkshire

Walden is a hamlet in the Yorkshire Dales, North Yorkshire, about 5 miles south of Aysgarth. Another hamlet of a similar name Walden Head is further south. The name Walden may come from a contraction of wolf's den. Another theory is that the name comes from the Anglo-Saxon words "wealh" (meaning foreigners and used for Britons - hence "Welsh") and "denu" (meaning valley).
Administrative CountyNorth Yorkshire
Traditional CountyYorkshire, North Riding
OS GridSE0182
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionYorkshire and the Humber
Police AuthorityNorth Yorkshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorth Yorkshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorth Yorkshire
Ambulance AuthorityYorkshire

Walden, North Yorkshire in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Walden, Yorkshire. See Burton cum Walden.

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