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Sheriff Hill, Gateshead

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Sheriff Hill, Gateshead

Sheriff Hill is a suburb in the Metropolitan Borough of Gateshead in Tyne and Wear, England. It lies on the B1296 road 2 miles south of Gateshead, 2.5 miles south of Newcastle upon Tyne and 12 miles north of the historic city of Durham. According to the 2001 UK census it had a population of 5,051. Historically part of Gateshead Fell in County Durham, Sheriff Hill was the site of a battle between William the Conqueror and Malcolm III of Scotland in 1068.
Administrative CountyGateshead
Traditional CountyDurham
OS GridNZ2660
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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