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Fenham, Newcastle upon Tyne

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Fenham, Newcastle upon Tyne

Fenham is an area of the west end of Newcastle upon Tyne, England. It lies to the west of the city centre, and is bounded on the north and east by a large area of open land known as the Town Moor. To the south lies Benwell, whilst West Denton lies to the west, Blakelaw and Cowgate to the north, and Arthur's Hill and Spital Tongues to the east. The area has an ethnically mixed population, and is also home to a large number of students.
Administrative CountyNewcastle upon Tyne
Traditional CountyNorthumberland
OS GridNZ2265
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
Population22,376 (2001)

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

Fenham.-- township, Newcastle St Andrew par., S. Northumberland, 1½ mile NW. of Newcastle, 434 ac., pop. 157; contains Fenham Hall.

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