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Kibblesworth, Gateshead

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Kibblesworth, Gateshead

Kibblesworth meaning Cybbel's Enclosure. Is a village 2 miles west of Birtley, Tyne and Wear, England. Kibblesworth was a mainly rural community until the development of the pit and brickworks and the resulting increase in population. Now, after the closure of the pit, few of the residents work in the village.
Administrative CountyGateshead
Traditional CountyDurham
OS GridNZ2456
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

Kibblesworth, Gateshead in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Kibblesworth, vil., Chester-le-Street par., Durham, 4½ miles S. of Gateshead.

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