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Silverdale, Staffordshire

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Silverdale, Staffordshire

Silverdale is a suburban village and civil parish in Staffordshire, west of Newcastle-under-Lyme. In 1932 it became part of the Borough of Newcastle-under-Lyme and is now, with the exception of the north-eastern end, part of the Silverdale and Parksite ward. Historically the village has been dominated by the coal industry and records indicate coal was mined in the area as long ago as the 13th century. The last colliery, Silverdale, closed in 1998.
Post townNewcastle, Staffs
Administrative CountyStaffordshire
Traditional CountyStaffordshire
OS GridSJ8146
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionWest Midlands
Police AuthorityStaffordshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityStaffordshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityStaffordshire
Ambulance AuthorityWest Midlands
Dialling code01782

Silverdale, Staffordshire in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Silverdale, eccl. dist. and ry. sta., Keele and Wolstanton pars., Staffordshire - dist., pop. 5920; P.O., T.O., 1 Bank; the sta. is 2 miles W. of Newcastle under Lyme.

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