North Sunderland

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North Sunderland
North Sunderland is located in Northumberland
North Sunderland
North Sunderland
 North Sunderland shown within Northumberland
Population 1,803 (2001 census)[1]
OS grid reference NU215315
District Berwick-upon-Tweed
Shire county Northumberland
Region North East
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town SEAHOUSES
Postcode district NE68
Police Northumbria
Fire Northumberland
Ambulance North East
EU Parliament North East England
UK Parliament Berwick-upon-Tweed
List of places
UK
England
Northumberland

Coordinates: 55°34′37″N 1°39′36″W / 55.577°N 1.660°W / 55.577; -1.660 

North Sunderland is a fishing village on the coast of Northumberland, England, and adjacent to Seahouses. Historically, the inland village of North Sunderland grew significantly when the nearby coast was developed as a harbour. Houses were built, particularly in connection with the herring fishery. Community growth became concentrated around these sea-houses, eventually being recognised under the name Seahouses.[2] In practice, there is no recognisable boundary between the two.


Governance[edit]

North Sunderland is in the parliamentary constituency of Berwick-upon-Tweed.


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