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Shiney Row, Sunderland

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Shiney Row, Sunderland

Shiney Row is a village in Houghton-le-Spring, Tyne and Wear. Shiney Row enjoys good travel links with the rest of Sunderland. One of the City of Sunderland College's main centres is located in Shiney Row. One of the most notable people who was born in Shiney Row was Sir George Elliot, 1st Baronet, owner of the factory that produced the first Transatlantic telegraph cable.
Administrative CountySunderland
Traditional CountyDurham
OS GridNZ3252
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

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

Shiney Row, vil., in par. and 2 miles NW. of Houghton le Spring, Durham; P.O., T.O.; has an endowed school.

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