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Deckham, Gateshead

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Deckham, Gateshead

Deckham is a residential suburb in the Metropolitan Borough of Gateshead in Tyne and Wear, England. It is bordered by Gateshead to the north, Sheriff Hill to the south, Felling and Carr Hill to the east and Shipcote to the west. It lies on the B1296, the route of the old Great North Road, 1 mile south of Gateshead, 1.5 miles south of Newcastle-upon-Tyne and 13 miles north of the city of Durham. In 2012, Deckham had a population of 9,228.
Administrative CountyGateshead
Traditional CountyDurham
OS GridNZ2661
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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