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A borough of northeast England on the Tyne River opposite Newcastle. It was formerly noted for its iron and steel industries.


1. (Placename) a port in NE England, in Gateshead unitary authority, Tyne and Wear: engineering works, cultural centre. Pop: 78 403 (2001)
2. (Placename) a unitary authority in NE England, in Tyne and Wear. Pop: 191 000 (2003 est). Area: 142 sq km (55 sq miles)



a seaport in NE England, on the Tyne River opposite Newcastle. 222,000.
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The red-room was a square chamber, very seldom slept in, I might say never, indeed, unless when a chance influx of visitors at Gateshead Hall rendered it necessary to turn to account all the accommodation it contained: yet it was one of the largest and stateliest chambers in the mansion.
I was a discord in Gateshead Hall: I was like nobody there; I had nothing in harmony with Mrs.
Or was the vault under the chancel of Gateshead Church an inviting bourne?
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GATESHEAD HC's senior men's side lost 4-3 at Timperley in the North Hockey League.
One image captures a scene from 1937 at Redheugh Bridge between Gateshead and Newcastle.
OLD photographs allow us to relive the past and the lives of the people in it, and through 162 superbly preserved images, Gateshead From Old Photographs provides a deep insight to the lives of those who lived there.
THESE youngsters put their best feet forward for the Gateshead Primary Schools Athletics Festival.
GATESHEAD REMEMBERED This new book looks at some of the main events and stories in the towns history, remembering favourite shops, pubs, cinemas, school photo's, trips on charabancs and finally Gateshead at War with a chapter on the First and Second World War.
GATESHEAD COUNCIL TOWN AND COUNTRY PLANNING ACT 1990 TOWN AND COUNTRY PLANNING (DEVELOPMENT MANAGEMENT PROCEDURE) (England) ORDER 2015 ARTICLE 15 (4) I GIVE NOTICE that Gateshead Regeneration Partnership is applying to Gateshead Council for planning permission for the development below ref: DC/15/00404/FUL.