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Felling, Gateshead

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Felling, Gateshead

Post townGATESHEAD
Administrative CountyGateshead
Traditional CountyDurham
OS GridNZ2761
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionNorth East
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityNorthumbria
Fire and Rescue AuthorityTyne and Wear
Fire and Rescue AuthorityTyne and Wear
Ambulance AuthorityNorth East
Dialling code0191
Population8,202
 

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

Felling, local government dist. and ry. sta., Heworth township, Jarrow par., Durham, 1½ mile SE. of Gateshead, 2701 ac., pop. 16,376; eccl. dist., pop. 7445; P.O, T.O., 2 newspapers; 1 ½ mile from sta. is the Felling Shore Paper Mill.

Felling, Gateshead in "A Topographical Dictionary of England" edited by Samuel Lewis (1848)

FELLING, a hamlet, in the chapelry of Heworth, parish of Jarrow, E. division of Chester ward, N. division of the county of Durham, 2 miles (S. E.) from Gateshead, on the road to Sunderland and South Shields. This place is conveniently situated on the south bank of the Tyne, and vessels can lie in safety at its quay. Here are some chemical-works, established in 1834, and in which 300 hands are employed; an oil-mill; an extensive copperas-factory, established a century ago; a brown-paper mill, erected about fifty years since, and two forges for anchors and shovels. Freestone-quarries supply an excellent material for grindstones. Felling is a station of the Brandling Junction railway. The Independents, Primitive Methodists, Methodists of the New Connexion, and Wesleyans, have places of worship, with Sunday schools attached; and there is a neat Roman Catholic chapel, erected in 1841, the site for which, with the cemetery-ground, was presented by William Cayley, Esq.

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