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Monkseaton, North Tyneside

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Monkseaton, North Tyneside

Monkseaton is a village near Whitley Bay, North Tyneside, in the North East of England. It is in the north-east of the borough, less than a kilometre from the North Sea coast and around 5 km north of the River Tyne at North Shields. A kilometre or so north of Monkseaton, the extensive built-up areas of North Tyneside change abruptly into green belt stretching north into south-east Northumberland.
Administrative CountyNorth Tyneside
Traditional CountyNorthumberland
OS GridNZ3472
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

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

Monkseaton, township with ry. sta., Tynemouth par., Northumberland, 3 miles NW. of North Shields, 1125 ac., pop. 450; P.O.

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