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Fatfield, Sunderland

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Fatfield, Sunderland

Fatfield is a village in Tyne and Wear, located in the City of Sunderland metropolitan borough, England. It formed part of the Washington new town. The housing style in Fatfield consists of centrally located attached council houses (known as white houses due to their colour) and privately owned detached houses located in quiet cul-de-sacs on the outskirts. Washington Arts Centre is also located in Fatfield.
Administrative CountySunderland
Traditional CountyDurham
OS GridNZ3054
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

Fatfield, Sunderland in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Fatfield, hamlet with school, 4½ miles NE. of Chester-le-Street, N. Durham; P.O.

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