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High Moorsley

High Moorsley is a small village 1 mile south-west of Hetton-le-Hole in the City of Sunderland, north east England. It is the site of the First weather radar in the North-East of England, officially opened in July 2009. High Moorsley quarry is a ...

High Spen

High Spen is an old mining village in the Metropolitan Borough of Gateshead, and historically part of County Durham. There is an entrance to Chopwell Wood, whose Christmas Trees sales attract many visitors to the village every year. High Spen has ...

Holystone, North Tyneside

Holystone is a village in North Tyneside. It is situated to the southwest of Whitley Bay, just off the A19. There is one school located in the village of Holystone primary school. There is also a Premier INN.

Hylton Red House

Hylton Red House, known locally just as Red House, is a suburb in the north east of Sunderland, England, situated between Downhill to the west and Marley Pots and Witherwack to the east. Region, Red house Hilton is one of the largest Council hous ...

Joes Pond

Joes Pond is a four hectare Site of Special Scientific Interest that lies to the east of, and adjacent to, the Rainton Meadows nature reserve in Tyne and Wear, England.

Lambton, Tyne and Wear

Lambton is a village in Washington, Tyne and Wear, North East, England. It lies about 2 miles northeast of Chester-le-Street. It is historically linked to the Lambton family, Lambton Castle and being the home of the Lambton Worm. Newcastle is onl ...

Lamesley

Lamesley is a village and civil parish in the Metropolitan Borough of Gateshead, Tyne and Wear, England. The population of the civil parish as of the 2011 census was 3.742. The village is on the southern outskirts of Gateshead, near to Birtley. T ...

Leazes Park

Leazes Park is a park in Newcastle upon Tyne, England. It is the citys oldest park, opened in 1873, and lies to the west of the city centre. The park contains a lake above the course of the Lort Burn. It is next to St James Park and the Royal Vic ...

Low Moorsley

Low Moorsley is a small village just outside Hetton-le-Hole in the City of Sunderland, north east England. It was the birthplace of the serial killer, Mary Ann cotton 1832-1873.

Marden, Tyne and Wear

Marden is an urban area between the towns of North Shields and Cullercoats in Tyne & Wear. It consists of a housing estate built in the 20th century. St Hildas Church is in Marden, and has existed since 1955, moving to its current site in 1966. T ...

Middle Rainton

Middle Rainton was a small hamlet between West Rainton and East Rainton in the City of Sunderland, north east England. It was subject to a schedule D notice and hence ceased to exist in the 1970s. The site of Middle Rainton is now a Nature Reserv ...

Monkwearmouth

Monkwearmouth is an area of Sunderland located at the north side of the mouth of the River Wear. It was one of the three original settlements on the banks of the River Wear along with Bishopwearmouth and Sunderland, the area now known as the East ...

Murton, Tyne and Wear

Murton is a small village situated in Tyne and Wear in the North East of England and is part of the urban conurbation of North Tyneside. The village is separated by fields from the nearby areas of West Monkseaton, New York, Earsdon and Shiremoor. ...

NewcastleGateshead

NewcastleGateshead is a brand-name associated with the joint promotion of culture, business and tourism within the conurbation formed by Newcastle upon Tyne and Gateshead. With the use of printed matter and a web-site, the organisation produces, ...

North Gosforth

North Gosforth is a suburb and civil parish in the City of Newcastle upon Tyne in Tyne and Wear, England. It is north of the city centre, and has a population of 3.527, increasing to 5.629 at the 2011 Census.

North Heaton

North Heaton is a ward of Newcastle City Council in Newcastle upon Tyne, England. It covers the northern part of the Heaton district as well as High Heaton. The Ward population at the 2011 Census was 9.574. There are two schools in the district, ...

North Hylton

North Hylton is a suburb of Sunderland, in northeast England. It is the site of Hylton Castle and falls on the north bank of River Wear opposite South Hylton. The settlement developed in the 14th century around the river crossing, which was contr ...

North Kenton

North Kenton is a suburban housing estate in the City of Newcastle upon Tyne, in Tyne and Wear, England, located north west of the city centre and to the east of Kingston Park. North Kenton is known in Newcastle as it is known to have a strong co ...

Oxclose

Oxclose is a village in Washington, Tyne and Wear. It is located between the A1231, A182 and A195 highways, close to Sunderland, and is well served by links from the A1 which passes within 1 mile of Oxcloses boundaries. Oxclose covers an area of ...

Paradise, Tyne and Wear

Paradise is an area of Tyne and Wear, England, centred on the area at the bottom of Atkinson Road, where it used to meet Scotswood Road. In the Old map of Elswick in 1913 Paradise is only a small part of the southern Benwell on the Northern Bank ...

Philadelphia, Tyne and Wear

Unlike nearby Washington, it post-dates its namesake in the United States, being named during the American Revolutionary War by a local colliery owner to commemorate the British capture of the city. The village cricket field is named "Bunker Hill ...

Plains Farm

Plains Farm is a suburb of Sunderland, Tyne and Wear, England, and is a council-built housing estate, erected in the 1940s. Neighbouring areas include Silksworth, The Barnes, Thorney Close, Springwell and Farringdon. The housing in the area is ru ...

Point Pleasant, Wallsend

Point Pleasant is part of the town of Wallsend, Tyne and Wear, England, lying between the town centre and the River Tyne. The historic district was once the home of Wallsend Slipway & engineering company, which built engines for some of the most ...

Pottery Bank

Pottery Bank is a district of Walker, Newcastle upon Tyne, England, south of Walker Road to the River Tyne between Church Street and Everstone Gardens.

Red House Farm

Red House Farm is a residential area of Newcastle upon Tyne, about 4 miles north west of the city centre. It is bordered by Fawdon to the south and North Gosforth to the north. It is a small residential area of primarily semi-detached houses and ...

Sandyford, Newcastle upon Tyne

Sandyford is a district of Newcastle upon Tyne, located in the east end of the city. It is bordered by the City Centre and the districts of Jesmond and Heaton.

Seaburn Dene

Seaburn Dene is a northern suburb of Sunderland, England, located about one mile inland from the North Sea, near the boundary with South Tyneside. The first part of the development of shields road was built just before the war, but construction r ...

Shieldfield

Shieldfield is a small area of Newcastle upon Tyne located just to the east of the City Centre, from which it is separated by the A167 Central Motorway. The Sandyford, Heaton, Byker and Manors areas of the city border Shieldfield to the North, Ea ...

Shiney Row

Shiney Row is a village in Houghton-le-Spring, Tyne and Wear. Some of the most notable people who were born in Shiney Row are Adam Pratt and Sir George Elliot, 1st Baronet, owner of the factory that produced the first Transatlantic telegraph cable.

Slatyford

Slatyford is situated in the West End of Newcastle upon Tyne, England, and houses the Stagecoach North East depot for local bus services throughout Newcastle. The depot was previously used by Newcastle Busways. Alongside the depot, following demo ...

South Heaton

South Heaton is a ward of Newcastle City Council in Newcastle upon Tyne, England. It covers the southern part of the Heaton district, and some north eastern parts of neighbouring Byker. The population of the ward taken at the 2011 Census was 9.964.

Southwick, Sunderland

Southwick is a former village and now a suburb on the north banks of the River Wear in the city of Sunderland in the county of Tyne and Wear, historically in County Durham. Southwick borders with Castletown and red house Hilton to the West, Monkw ...

Springwell Estate

Springwell Estate is a council estate located in the eastern part of Wrekenton in Gateshead, England. The area is near the local shops and transport links for easy access to Gateshead and Newcastle. The area is mainly ex-council houses of two and ...

Springwell Village

Springwell Village is a village in the City of Sunderland, located approximately 9 miles from the city centre. Formerly part of County Durham, the postal address is Gateshead. It has close ties to Washington, Gateshead and Newcastle upon Tyne. Th ...

St Marys Island (Tyne and Wear)

St. Marys Island is a small sandstone island near the seaside resort of Whitley Bay, Tyne and Wear, England. It is a Local Nature Reserve. St Marys was originally called the Isle of Bates hill, Hartley, or, as it originally belonged to the family ...

Stella Park

In the 12th century a Bishop of Durham, William of St. Barbara, granted Stellinglei to the nuns of Newcastle, and it remained a nunnery until the Dissolution of the Monasteries under King Henry VIII. Stella Hall was owned by the lords Widdrington ...

Sunniside, Gateshead

Sunniside is a small village in the Metropolitan Borough of Gateshead, England just south of Whickham, and is the northern terminus of the Tanfield Railway. Prior to the creation of the county of Tyne & Wear in 1974, it was part of Whickham Urban ...

Swalwell

On 27 August 1640, an encampment of soldiers was gathered in the fields north of Whickham church on the slope down to Swalwell. This was part of the Royalist army of King Charles I preparing to fight the Scots. Information was soon received that ...

Thorney Close

Thorney Close is a suburb of Sunderland, Tyne and Wear in England. It is located on the Northern edge of the A690 Durham road, and borders with Grindon to the North and Herrington to the South, and the A19 to the West. Work began on a Council est ...

Throckley

Throckley is a village, located approximately 7 miles west of Newcastle upon Tyne, in North East England. Hadrians Wall passed through the village, its course traced by the villages main road, Hexham Road. Throckley was the mine of the village, a ...

Tunstall Hills

Tunstall Hills is an area of open space in Sunderland, Tyne and Wear, England. It is a Local Nature Reserve and Tunstall Hills And Ryhope Cutting has been designated a Site of Special Scientific Interest both for its geological and biological imp ...

Tunstall, Sunderland

Tunstall is a suburb of Sunderland which is mostly a privately purchased estate. It is located to the west of Ryhope, and east of Silksworth. The area was built around a large hill, known as Tunstall Hill. Since 1966 pilgrims have erected crucifi ...

Tyne Dock

Tyne Dock is a neighbourhood within the town of South Shields, North East England, on the south bank of the River Tyne. It takes its name from the large dock on the river which was opened in 1859 by the North Eastern Railway to handle Tynesides c ...

Walkergate

Walkergate is an area and electoral ward in the city of Newcastle upon Tyne in Tyne and Wear, England. It is in the east of the city, north of Walker proper, east of the Heaton area and west of Wallsend. Areas within the Walkergate ward include D ...

Wellfield

Wellfield and South Wellfield is an area of Whitley Bay, England, between Monkseaton and Earsdon. It is a residential suburb built between the 1920s and 1950s. The older properties are towards Earsdon, the newer ones closer to Monkseaton. The old ...

West Denton

West Denton is an area in the western part of Newcastle upon Tyne, England. It includes West Denton shopping centre and West Denton fire station. It has a well-organized group by the name of the chapel, Denton and Westerhope residents found on Fa ...

West Harton

West Harton is an area of the town of South Shields, in Tyne and Wear, England. It is primarily a residential area, with several schools and leisure facilities, including St Wilfrids College for Mathematics and Computing, South Shields Community ...

West Moor

West Moor is a small place in Tyne and Wear, UK. West Moore started in the mine village around the beginning of the 19th century. It was so called because it is located to the West of the ancient Killingworth moor, which have now disappeared unde ...

Westgate, Newcastle upon Tyne

Westgate is an electoral ward of Newcastle upon Tyne in North East England. The population of the ward taken at the 2011 Census was 10.059. It contains most of the city centre.

Whickham

Whickham is a town in the Metropolitan Borough of Gateshead, North East England, 5 miles south west of Newcastle upon Tyne, and is situated on high ground overlooking the River Tyne. In 2011, it had a population of 16.652. Whickham is a semi-rura ...