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Penshaw
The village of PENSHAW locally /ˈpɛnʃə/ , formerly known as Painshaw or Pensher, is an area of the metropolitan district of the City of Sunderland
City of Sunderland
, in Tyne and Wear
Tyne and Wear
, England. Historically in County Durham
County Durham
, it derives its name from the Cumbric
Cumbric
Pen, meaning hill or ridge, and the Saxon Shaw, a wood or thicket; thus Penshaw
Penshaw
is the wooded hill. Penshaw
Penshaw
Monument, from the south Penshaw
Penshaw
is well-known locally for Penshaw Monument
Penshaw Monument
, a prominent landmark built in 1844 atop Penshaw
Penshaw
Hill, which is a half-scale replica of the Temple of Hephaestus
Temple of Hephaestus
in Athens
Athens

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Geographic Coordinate System
A GEOGRAPHIC COORDINATE SYSTEM is a coordinate system used in geography that enables every location on Earth to be specified by a set of numbers, letters or symbols. The coordinates are often chosen such that one of the numbers represents a vertical position , and two or three of the numbers represent a horizontal position . A common choice of coordinates is latitude , longitude and elevation . To specify a location on a two-dimensional map requires a map projection
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Metropolitan District
A METROPOLITAN BOROUGH is a type of local government district in England, and is a subdivision of a metropolitan county . Created in 1974 by the Local Government Act 1972
Local Government Act 1972
, metropolitan boroughs are defined in English law
English law
as METROPOLITAN DISTRICTS. However, all of them have been granted or regranted royal charters to give them borough status (as well as, in some cases, city status ). Metropolitan boroughs have been effectively unitary authority areas since the abolition of the metropolitan county councils by the Local Government Act 1985 . However, metropolitan boroughs pool much of their authority in joint boards and other arrangements that cover whole metropolitan counties, such as combined authorities
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Historic Counties Of England
The HISTORIC COUNTIES OF ENGLAND were established for administration by the Normans
Normans
, in most cases based on earlier kingdoms and shires established by the Anglo-Saxons
Anglo-Saxons
and others. They ceased to be used for administration with the creation of the administrative counties in 1889. They are alternatively known as ANCIENT COUNTIES or TRADITIONAL COUNTIES. Where they are not included among the modern counties of England
England
they are also known as FORMER COUNTIES. Despite this name, several historic counties continue to be recognised as cultural regions and have their own county days , county flags and boundary signs, many of which were created or registered long after these counties were abandoned as units for administrative purposes
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List Of Places In England
Here is a LIST OF PLACES, divided by ceremonial county of England
England
. Northumberland Durham Lancashire Cheshire Derbs. Notts. Lincolnshire Leics. Staffs. Shropshire Warks. Northants. Norfolk Suffolk Essex Herts. Beds. Bucks. Oxon. Glos. Somerset Wiltshire Berkshire Kent Surrey Hampshire Dorset Devon Cornwall Heref. Worcs. Bristol East Riding of Yorkshire Rutland Cambs. Greater London Tyne font-size:85%; left:205.15px; top:136.2px">Cumbria North Yorkshire South Yorks. West Yorkshire Greater Manc
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List Of United Kingdom Locations
A gazetteer of place names in the United Kingdom
United Kingdom
showing each place's county , unitary authority or council area and its geographical coordinates
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North East Ambulance Service
NORTH EAST AMBULANCE SERVICE NHS FOUNDATION TRUST (NEAS) is the authority responsible for providing NHS ambulance services in North East England
England
, covering the counties of County Durham
County Durham
, Northumberland and Tyne and Wear
Tyne and Wear
and the boroughs of Darlington
Darlington
, Hartlepool
Hartlepool
, Middlesbrough , Redcar and Cleveland and Stockton-on- Tees
Tees
. The trust was formed on 1 July 2006, following the merger of the existing North East Ambulance Service and the Tees
Tees
division of the Tees, East and North
North
Yorkshire Ambulance Service (TENYAS). Northumbria Ambulance Service and County Durham
County Durham
Ambulance Service had previously merged on 1 April 1999
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List Of Members Of The European Parliament For The United Kingdom, 2014–19
LEGISLATION * 1972 EC Act * 1986 EC (Amendment) Act * 1993 EC (Amendment) Act * 1998 EC (Amendment) Act * 2002 EC (Amendment) Act * 2008 EU (Amendment) Act * 2011 EU Act EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT ELECTIONS * 1979 * 1984 * 1989 * 1994 * 1999 * 2004 * 2009 * 2014 * * 1973 delegation * 1st * 2nd * 3rd * 4th * 5th * 6th * 7th * 8th Withdrawal * 2004–05 EU Bill * 2013–14 EU (Referendum) Bill * 2015–16 EU membership renegotiation * 2015 EU Referendum Act * 2016 EU (Referendum) Act (Gibraltar) * 2016 EU MEMBERSHIP REFERENDUM * Causes * Endorsements * Issues * Opinion polling * CAMPAIGNS * Organisations advocating and campaigning for a referendum * People\'s Pledge * Labour for a Refere
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North East England (European Parliament Constituency)
NORTH EAST ENGLAND is a constituency of the European Parliament
European Parliament
. It currently elects 3 MEPs using the d\'Hondt method of party-list proportional representation . CONTENTS * 1 Boundaries * 2 History * 3 Returned members * 4 Election results * 4.1 2014 * 4.2 2009 * 4.3 2004 * 4.4 1999 * 5 References BOUNDARIESThe constituency corresponds to the North East England
England
region of the United Kingdom
United Kingdom
, comprising the ceremonial counties of Northumberland , Tyne and Wear
Tyne and Wear
, County Durham
County Durham
and parts of North Yorkshire
North Yorkshire
. HISTORYThe constituency was formed as a result of the European Parliamentary Elections Act 1999 , replacing a number of single-member constituencies
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County Durham
COUNTY DURHAM (/ˈdʌrəm/ , locally /ˈdɜːrəm/ ) is a county in North East England
England
. The county town is Durham , a cathedral city . The largest settlement is Darlington
Darlington
, closely followed by Hartlepool and Stockton-on-Tees
Stockton-on-Tees
. It borders Tyne and Wear to the north east, Northumberland
Northumberland
to the north, Cumbria
Cumbria
to the west and North Yorkshire to the south. Historically , the county included southern Tyne and Wear, including Gateshead
Gateshead
and Sunderland . During the Middle Ages
Middle Ages
the county was an ecclesiastical centre; this was mainly due to the shrine of St Cuthbert being in Durham Cathedral , and the extensive powers granted to the Bishop of Durham as ruler of the County Palatine of Durham
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Old English Language
OLD ENGLISH (Ænglisc, Anglisc, Englisc) or ANGLO-SAXON is the earliest historical form of the English language
English language
, spoken in England and southern and eastern Scotland
Scotland
in the early Middle Ages
Middle Ages
. It was brought to Great Britain
Great Britain
by Anglo-Saxon settlers probably in the mid 5th century, and the first Old English
Old English
literary works date from the mid-7th century. After the Norman Conquest
Norman Conquest
of 1066, English was replaced, for a time, as the language of the upper classes by Anglo-Norman , a relative of French . This is regarded as marking the end of the Old English
Old English
era, as during this period the English language was heavily influenced by Anglo-Norman, developing into a phase known now as Middle English
Middle English

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Roker
ROKER (/ˈroʊkər/ , locally /ˈrɔːkər/ ) is a tourist resort and affluent area of Sunderland , North East England, bounded on the south by the River Wear
River Wear
and Monkwearmouth
Monkwearmouth
, on the east by the North Sea
North Sea
, to the west by Fulwell and on the north by Seaburn
Seaburn
. It is administered as part of the City of Sunderland
City of Sunderland
. The majority of the houses in Roker
Roker
are terraced or semi-detached. Further west, to the part bordering Fulwell, are cul-de-sacs with semi-detached bungalows , these being owned mainly by members of Roker's sizeable elderly population. On Roker
Roker
Terrace (Roker's main street) are exclusive apartments and hotels which overlook the seafront
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Cheviot Hills
The CHEVIOT HILLS (/'tʃiːvɪət/) are a range of rolling hills straddling the Anglo-Scottish border between Northumberland and the Scottish Borders . The English section is within the Northumberland National Park . The range includes The Cheviot (the highest hill), plus Hedgehope Hill , Windy Gyle , Cushat Law and Bloodybush Edge . The hills are sometimes considered a part of the Southern Uplands of Scotland as they adjoin the uplands to the north. Since the Pennine Way runs through the region, the hills are also considered a part of the northern Pennines although they are separated from the Cheviot Hills by the Tyne Gap , part of which lies within the southern extent of the Northumberland National Park
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Special
SPECIAL or SPECIALS may refer to: CONTENTS * 1 Music * 2 Film and television * 3 Other uses * 4 See also MUSIC * Special (album) , a 1992 album by Vesta Williams * "Special" (Garbage song) , 1998 * "Special" (Mew song) , 2005 * "Special" (Stephen Lynch song) , 2000 * The Specials
The Specials
, a British band * "Special", a song by Violent Femmes on The Blind Leading the Naked * "Special", a song on
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Durham Cathedral
THE CATHEDRAL CHURCH OF CHRIST, BLESSED MARY THE VIRGIN AND ST CUTHBERT OF DURHAM, usually known as DURHAM CATHEDRAL and home of the SHRINE OF ST CUTHBERT, is a cathedral in the city of Durham, England , the seat of the Anglican
Anglican
Bishop
Bishop
of Durham . The bishopric dates from 995, with the present cathedral being founded in AD 1093. The cathedral is regarded as one of the finest examples of Norman architecture and has been designated a UNESCO
UNESCO
World Heritage Site along with nearby Durham Castle
Durham Castle
, which faces it across Palace Green
Palace Green
. The present cathedral replaced the 10th century "White Church", built as part of a monastic foundation to house the shrine of Saint
Saint
Cuthbert of Lindisfarne
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Scarecrow
A SCARECROW is a decoy or mannequin , often in the shape of a human . Humanoid scarecrows are usually dressed in old clothes and placed in open fields to discourage birds such as crows or sparrows from disturbing and feeding on recently cast seed and growing crops. They are used across the world and are a notable symbol of farms and the countryside in popular culture. CONTENTS * 1 Design * 2 Cultural impact * 2.1 Scarecrow
Scarecrow
festivals * 3 Gallery * 4 See also * 5 References * 6 Further reading * 7 External links DESIGN A scarecrow wearing a helmet ( Japan
Japan
) The common form of scarecrow is a humanoid figure dressed in old clothes and placed in open fields to discourage birds such as crows or sparrows from disturbing and feeding on recently cast seed and growing crops
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