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Dinnington Civil Parish

Dinnington is one of only six civil parishes in Newcastle upon Tyne (most of the city is unparished). The parish is located about 6 miles north-west of the city centre and has a polulation of 1,636 (2011 census), set to grow in association with new housing developments. Most of the population resides within the village of Dinnington. There are also a number of hamlets and farms in the parish, including Brenkley, North Farm, Gardener's House Farm, and along the Old Great North Road are South Shotton Edge and Seven Mile House.

See also: Dinnington (village) and Listed Buildings in Dinnington civil parish.  

Local Government

The area is served by Dinnington Parish Council (formed in 1919) and Newcastle City Council. Historically, Dinnington was part of Northumberland, until loal government reorganisation in 1974, when it became part of the City of Newcastle, Tyne and Wear.

Ancient Parish

The Parish of Dinnington (St Matthew) was created in 1834 from parts of the ancient parish of Ponteland. The parish covered a wider geographical area compared to todays civil parish of Dinnington and included Woolsinton, Horton Grange, and Prestwick - see: Dinnington Parish, 1848.

Civil Parishes in Newcastle Brenkley Mason (Dinnington) Dinnington Dinnington Parish, 1848 Gardner's Houses Prehistoric Settlement Gin Gang, Seven Mile House Farm Historic Buildings and Monuments in Dinnington Civil Parish South Shotton Edge
Dinnington Parish Council
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- Overview Map Street View Brenkley is a hamlet which is located about 7 miles north the city centre of Newcastle and 1 mile north-east of the village of Dinnington. Brenkley ...
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Gardener's Houses Farm

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Mason (Dinnington)
- Mason was a medieval settlement located in what is now the north-eastern side of Dinnington (presumably from which the Mason's Arms public house in Dinnington takes it's name). Mason was ...


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