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Windy Nook, Gateshead

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Windy Nook, Gateshead

Windy Nook is a village in the Metropolitan Borough of Gateshead, Tyne and Wear, England. It is bordered by Carr Hill to the west, Leam Lane Estate to the east, Felling to the north and Sheriff Hill to the south. It lies on steep, sloping land 2.25 miles south of Gateshead, 2.75 miles south of the city of Newcastle upon Tyne and 12 miles north of the City of Durham. According to the 2001 UK census, the population was 2,628.
Administrative CountyGateshead
Traditional CountyDurham
OS GridNZ2760
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

Other names by which Windy Nook, Gateshead has been known in the past


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

Windynook, eccl. dist., partly in Gateshead par. but chiefly in Jarrow par., Durham, on SE. side of Gateshead, pop. 3554; P.O.

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