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Willington, North Tyneside

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Willington, North Tyneside

Willington is a village in Tyne and Wear, England. It has an industrial estate. The place-name derives from Old English tun (homestead or farm) of Wifel's people, and appears in 1085 as Wiflintun, and as Wiuelington in 1204. {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:55|00|00|N|1|30|30|W| |primary |name= }}
Administrative CountyNorth Tyneside
Traditional CountyNorthumberland
OS GridNZ3167
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionNorth East
Police AuthorityNorthumbria

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