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Ryhope, Sunderland

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Ryhope, Sunderland

Ryhope is a coastal village along the southern boundary of the City of Sunderland, in Tyne and Wear, North East England. With a population of approximately 14,000, Ryhope is 2.9 miles to the centre of Sunderland, 2.8 miles to the centre of Seaham, and 1 .2 miles from the main A19. The older village section is centred around a triangular 'green', which contains a war monument.
Administrative CountySunderland
Traditional CountyDurham
OS GridNZ4052
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

Other names by which Ryhope, Sunderland has been known in the past


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

Ryhope, eccl. dist., township, and vil. with ry. sta., Bishop Wearmouth par., Durham - township (partly in mun. bor. of Sunderland), 1585 ac., pop. 6024; dist., pop. 6128; vil., 2 miles S. of Sunderland; P.O., and P.O. at Ryhope Colliery, a vil. 1 mile W.; is a sea-bathing resort.

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