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Murton, North Tyneside

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Murton, North Tyneside

Murton is small village situated in Tyne and Wear in the North East of England and is part of the urban conurbation of North Tyneside. The village is separated by fields from the nearby areas of West Monkseaton, New York, Earsdon and Shiremoor. The village contains a public house, the Robin Hood, and an equestrian centre.
Post townNEWCASTLE UPON TYNE
Administrative CountyNorth Tyneside
Traditional CountyNorthumberland
OS GridNZ3270
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
 

Other names by which Murton, North Tyneside has been known in the past

Moortown

Murton, North Tyneside in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Murton.-- (or Moortown), township, Tynemouth par., Northumberland, 2 miles NW. of North Shields, 684 ac., pop. 446; has collieries and freestone quarries.

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