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Colsterdale, North Yorkshire

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Colsterdale, North Yorkshire

Colsterdale is the valley of the River Burn, a tributary of the River Ure, in the Yorkshire Dales in North Yorkshire, England. It gives its name to a hamlet and civil parish in the upper part of the dale. The area is in Harrogate district. The hamlet is seven miles west of Masham. Although Colsterdale is not in Nidderdale, it lies within the Nidderdale Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The Colsterdale towers are towers built between 1895 and 1911 to conduct surveys.
Post townRIPON
Administrative CountyNorth Yorkshire
Traditional CountyYorkshire, North Riding
OS GridSE1381
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

Other names by which Colsterdale, North Yorkshire has been known in the past

Birks and Colsterdale

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

Birks and Colsterdale, hamlet, East.Wilton par., North-Riding Yorkshire, 3¼. miles SE. of Middleham.

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