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Egglescliffe, Stockton on Tees

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Egglescliffe, Stockton on Tees

Egglescliffe is a village and civil parish which for ceremonial purposes is in County Durham, England. Administratively it is located in the borough of Stockton-on-Tees. It was formerly part of the non-metropolitan county of Cleveland. The name, Egglescliffe, might mean Church on steep slope. "Eglws" is modern Welsh, and perhaps then early British, for church The village sits on top of a hill overlooking and across the River Tees from Yarm.
Post townSTOCKTON-ON-TEES
Administrative CountyStockton on Tees
Traditional CountyDurham
OS GridNZ4113
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionNorth East
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityCleveland
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCleveland
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCleveland
Ambulance AuthorityNorth East
Dialling code01642
Population7,908 (2001)
 

Other names by which Egglescliffe, Stockton on Tees has been known in the past

Eaglescliffe ~ Eaglescliffe Junction

Egglescliffe, Stockton on Tees in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Egglescliffe, par., township, and ry. sta. (Eaglescliffe Junction), S. Durham, 3 miles SW. of Stockton-on-Tees -- par., 4955 ac. (75 water), pop. 844; township, 1547 ac., pop. 655; P.O., called Eaglescliffe Junction; contains the seat of Egglescliffe.

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