Windy Nook  County Durham


In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Windy Nook like this:

WINDYNOOK, a chapelry in Heworth township, Jarrow parish, Durham; 2 miles SSE of Gateshead r. station. It was constituted in 1843; and its Post town is Gateshead. Pop., 2,635. Houses, 460. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Durham. Value, £300.* Patron, the Incumbent of Heworth.

Additional information about this locality is available for Heworth

Windy Nook through time

Windy Nook is now part of Gateshead district. Click here for graphs and data of how Gateshead has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Windy Nook itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Windy Nook, in Gateshead and County Durham | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 17th October 2019

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