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Nunthorpe is a small outer suburb of the town of Middlesbrough, England. Historically part of the North Riding of Yorkshire, Nunthorpe is served by Nunthorpe and Gypsy Lane railway stations, both of which are on the Esk Valley Line from Middlesbrough to Whitby. The railway line here forms the boundary between the boroughs of Middlesbrough and Redcar and Cleveland, both of which are unitary authorities and are associated with the county of North Yorkshire for ceremonial purposes. Nunthorpe civil parish is west of the railway line, in Middlesbrough, whilst the area east of the railway line forms part of the Ormesby ward of Redcar and Cleveland.
The original settlement grew up around Nunthorpe Hall, which was first built in the 1620s, although the present building is mostly Victorian. The settlement that is known as Nunthorpe today is that which grew up around the railway station. Nunthorpe village is situated about a mile to the south of the main suburban area.
Nunthorpe is served by four primary schools; Chandlers Ridge Academy, The Avenue, Nunthorpe and St Bernadette's Catholic School.
Situated next to Nunthorpe Primary School is Nunthorpe Academy, a Specialist Science, Business and Enterprise Academy (since 2012). It operated as a selective County Modern school prior to 1973 and then as a comprehensive school.
Since September 2008, there has been a Sixth Form College located next to the secondary school, in collaboration with a campus in Teesville.
There are three churches:
Church of England - St Mary the Virgin, Church Lane (outside the main housing estate on the A172)
Methodist - Nunthorpe Methodist Church, Marton Moor Road
Catholic - St Bernadette's Catholic Church, Gypsy Lane
Nunthorpe has a football club, complete with squash and tennis courts; there is also a cricket club. The Cleveland Hills can be seen as the backdrop to this local amenity, with Roseberry Topping clearly visible.
A parade of local shops can be found on Guisborough Road including a florist, pharmacy and post office with local newsagent Rookwood News found on nearby Rookwood Road.
- Graeme Murty – footballer
- Kirsten O'Brien – media presenter
- Liam Plunkett – cricketer
- Chris Tomlinson – long jumper
- Jonathan Woodgate – footballer
- Peter Gilmore – actor (BBC television series The Onedin Line)
- Amelia Lily - singer (X Factor 2011 finalist)
In popular culture
Jack Wills named one of their highlighter pens the 'Nunthorpe Highlighter' in their Spring 2011 collection.
- The Evening Gazette Newspaper: Nunthorpe referendum on joining Hambleton in North Yorkshire
- The Guardian Newspaper: Peter Gilmore obituary; actor best known for his role as the rugged and handsome captain in The Onedin Line