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Throckley, Newcastle upon Tyne

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Throckley, Newcastle upon Tyne

Throckley is a village, located approximately 11 km west of Newcastle upon Tyne, in North East England. Hadrian's Wall passes through the village, its course traced by the village's main road, Hexham Road. Throckley was a colliery village, being adjacent to Throckley Colliery; although with the decline in the coal-mining industry the village is becoming gentrified, like many of its kind.
Administrative CountyNewcastle upon Tyne
Traditional CountyNorthumberland
OS GridNZ1566
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionNorth East
Police AuthorityNorthumbria

Throckley, Newcastle upon Tyne in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Throckley, township, Newburn par., Northumberland, 6 miles NW. of Newcastle on Tyne, 760 ac., pop. 1196.

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