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Lamesley, Gateshead

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Lamesley, Gateshead

Lamesley is a village and civil parish in the Metropolitan Borough of Gateshead, Tyne and Wear, England. The village is situated towards the south of Gateshead, near to Birtley and Kibblesworth. The parish includes Lamesley village, Kibblesworth, Eighton Banks and the Northside area of Birtley . It has a population of 3,928. The Ravensworth Arms in Lamesley is said to be where Lewis Carroll wrote 'Alice in Wonderland'..
Administrative CountyGateshead
Traditional CountyDurham
OS GridNZ2558
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

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

Lamesley, township and vil. with ry. sta., Chester-le-Street par., Durham, on Urpeth Burn and river Team, 4 miles S. of Gateshead, 7178 ac., pop. 4670; has quarries and coal and iron mines.

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