Word Origin for Swaledale
Examples from the Web for swaledale
The run up Swaledale may easily be achieved from Richmond, where there is a comfortable hotel.
Then they marched out against the Scots, and found them at Myton in Swaledale.The History of England|T.F. Tout
There are few places in England, I think, that would be easier to love and harder to leave than Swaledale.
Away we rambled across the Ure to a small wooded hollow at the foot of Whitfell, in the hills which shut out Swaledale.A Month in Yorkshire|Walter White
In fact, the word heronsew (for heron) is still used in Swaledale, Yorkshire.Chaucer's Works, Volume 5 (of 7) -- Notes to the Canterbury Tales|Geoffrey Chaucer