Throckley


Throckley is a village within the Borough of Newcastle upon Tyne.

Throckley is a village, located approximately 11 km west of Newcastle upon Tyne, in North East England. Hadrian's Wall passes through the village, its course traced by the village's main road, Hexham Road.

Throckley was a colliery village, being adjacent to Throckley Colliery; although with the decline in the coal-mining industry the village is becoming gentrified, like many of its kind.

One of Throckley's more notable residents was William Brown, who was a consulting engineer in the 18th century, and part owner of Throckley Colliery at the time, responsible for the construction of many colliery waggonways throughout the North East of England.

Throckley also offers a supermarket, car shop, a range of hair salons, pubs, 3 care homes for the elderly, two churches, a solarium, butcher, funeral parlour, working men's club, an optometrist, medical surgery, a range of newsagents, a chemist, a masonic hall and one school. Throckley's economy is also boosted with the presence of an industrial estate which is home to Throckley Brickworks and Warmseal Windows, two of its many businesses.

Sightseeing and scenery

Throckley itself, especially the Bank Top area, offers some views over the Tyne Valley, and looking west, to the distant Pennines. The Guardian featured Throckley in the top fifty walks guide for 2007.

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North Farm, Throckley, c1900

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024553:Throckley Methodist Church Throckley Unknown 1906

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061075:Housing Estate Throckley Unknown c.1950s

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050280:Dandy cart Throckley Brickworks Throckley Unknown 1909

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052391:Aged Miners' Homes Throckley Unknown 1907

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024511:Reservoir Throckley Unknown c.1900

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038069:Throckley Vallum First School Throckley City Engineers 1977

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047366:Throckley School Throckley Unknown 1924

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038070:Throckley Vallum First School Throckley City Engineers 1977

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038068:Throckley Vallum First School Throckley City Engineers

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038066:Throckley Vallum First School Throckley City Engineers 1977

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056528:Hexham Road Throckley Frith F. c.1950s

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068682:Lyric cinema Newburn Road Throckley Unknown 1963

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068830:Royal French Arms Throckley Unknown 1980

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056505:Hexham Road Throckley Frith F. c.1967

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056511:Hexham Road Throckley Frith F. c.1956

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056146:Hill Heads Road Throckley Unknown c.1940s

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050490:Frenchmen's Row Throckley Unknown 1796

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056539:Woodlands Court Throckley Frith F. c.1965

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044940:A view of Throckley City Engineers 1984

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050303:St. Mary's Church Throckley Unknown 1909

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048247:Mother's Union St. Mary's Church Throckley Unknown 1931

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056518:Centurion Inn Throckley Frith F. c.1960

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056520:Broomy Hill Road Throckley Frith F. c.1970

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056515:Hexham Road/Coach Road Throckley Frith F. c.1956

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056513:Broomy Hill Road Throckley Frith F. c.1965

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050471:Front Street Throckley Unknown c.1900

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068806:Lyric Cinema Newburn Road Throckley Unknown 1938

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Throckley Community Hall

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Throckley Colliery

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