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Walbottle, Newcastle upon Tyne

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Walbottle, Newcastle upon Tyne

Walbottle is a village in Tyne and Wear. It is a western suburb of Newcastle upon Tyne. The village name, recorded in 1176 as "Walbotl", is derived from the Old English botl (building) on the Roman Wall. There are a number of Northumbrian villages which are suffixed "-bottle".
Administrative CountyNewcastle upon Tyne
Traditional CountyNorthumberland
OS GridNZ1766
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionNorth East
Police AuthorityNorthumbria
Fire and Rescue AuthorityTyne and Wear
Fire and Rescue AuthorityTyne and Wear
Ambulance AuthorityNorth East
Dialling code0191

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