Claxheugh


Claxheugh

Coordinates: 54°54′36″N 1°26′10″W / 54.910°N 1.436°W / 54.910; -1.436

Claxheugh
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Claxheugh Rock
Claxheugh is located in Tyne and Wear
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Claxheugh

Red pog.svg Claxheugh shown within Tyne and Wear
OS grid reference NZ362574
List of places: UK • England • Tyne and Wear

Claxheugh (pronounced /ˈklætʃəf/ klach-əf) is an area of South Hylton, Sunderland, Tyne and Wear, England. The area is primarily known for the large, limestone and sandstone cliff formed in the late Permian period, known as Claxheugh Rock, which forms part of the Ford Formation.



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