High Moorsley

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High Moorsley is a small village 1 mile (1.6 km) south-west of Hetton-le-Hole in the City of Sunderland, north east England.

It is the site of the first weather radar system in the north-east of England, officially opened in July 2009.[1]

High Moorsley Quarry is a Site of Special Scientific Interest for its Permian magnesian limestone formation.[2][3]


  1. ^ "Weather radar will help prevent flooding". Newcastle upon Tyne: The Journal. 2009-07-16. Retrieved 2009-07-16.
  2. ^ "High Moorsley Quarry" (PDF). Retrieved 2009-07-16.
  3. ^ "High Moorsley" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2011-06-04. Retrieved 2009-07-16.

Coordinates: 54°48.3′N 1°28.5′W / 54.8050°N 1.4750°W / 54.8050; -1.4750