Hastings Hill

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Hastings Hill
Hastings Hill is located in Tyne and Wear
Hastings Hill
Hastings Hill
 Hastings Hill shown within Tyne and Wear
OS grid reference NZ350549
Metropolitan borough City of Sunderland
Metropolitan county Tyne and Wear
Region North East
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town SUNDERLAND
Postcode district SR4
Dialling code 0191
Police Northumbria
Fire Tyne and Wear
Ambulance North East
EU Parliament North East England
UK Parliament Sunderland South
List of places
UK
England
Tyne and Wear

Coordinates: 54°53′17″N 1°27′07″W / 54.88797°N 1.452°W / 54.88797; -1.452

Hastings Hill is a suburb of Sunderland, Tyne and Wear.

Hastings Hill is a housing estate, close to the A19, and the Pennywell and Grindon areas of Sunderland. It was built as a private development in the late 1960s on an area of land between the county borough boundary and the surrounding post war council-built estates. The estate stands close to Hasting Hill, where a burial ground used by prehistoric man in about 2,000BC was excavated in 1911. Several cists were discovered during the excavation, with one containing the remains of a man, a flint knife and an earthenware food vessel.