Tunstall Hills

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Coordinates: 54°53′02″N 1°23′24″W / 54.884°N 1.390°W / 54.884; -1.390

Tunstall Hills
Rocky Hill, Tunstall.jpg
Rocky Hill
Tunstall Hills is located in Tyne and Wear
Tunstall Hills
Tunstall Hills
 Tunstall Hills shown within Tyne and Wear
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Tunstall Hills is an area of open space in Sunderland, Tyne and Wear, England. It is a Local Nature Reserve[1][2] and Tunstall Hills And Ryhope Cutting has been designated a Site of Special Scientific Interest both for its geological and biological importance.[3][4] The area consists of Green Hill and Rocky Hill and surrounding land.

Historically these hills have been also named the Maidens Paps because of their shape.[5]

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  1. ^ "Tunstall Hills". Local Nature Reserves. Natural England. Retrieved 26 July 2013. 
  2. ^ "Map of Tunstall Hills". Local Nature Reserves. Natural England. Retrieved 26 July 2013. 
  3. ^ "Tunstall Hills And Ryhope Cutting citation". Sites of Special Scientific Interest. Natural England. Retrieved 26 July 2013. 
  4. ^ "Map of Tunstall Hills And Ryhope Cutting". Sites of Special Scientific Interest. Natural England. Retrieved 26 July 2013. 
  5. ^ Tunstall Hills - the Goddess in the landscape

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