Shiremoor (originally called Tynemouthshire Moor) is a place in
North Tyneside. It is served by Shiremoor Metro station, which opened in 1980. Before the railway was converted to form the metro, there was no station at Shiremoor, but there was one instead at Backworth station, some distance from Backworthvillage.
Shiremoor is not historically a centre of population but many housing estates were built there in the 20th and 21st centuries.
The parish church of Shiremoor is St. Mark's. It is situated just off the main road (Park Avenue) on Brenkley Avenue. The church has a website with information about many of the goings on.
There is currently only one school in Shiremoor, Shiremoor Primary School. It caters for local children aged between 4-11. Until recent years Shiremoor also had a Middle School, but due to both the age of the building and the changing educational system in the area the School was closed in September 2000.
* [http://www.northtyneside.gov.uk/commcentres/centres/shiremoor/index.shtml North Tyneside Council's Shiremoor page]
* [http://www.stmarkshiremoor.btik.com St. Mark's Church Shiremoor Website]
Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.
Look at other dictionaries:
Shiremoor — Original name in latin Shiremoor Name in other language Shiremoor State code GB Continent/City Europe/London longitude 55.03535 latitude 1.5095 altitude 62 Population 4889 Date 2013 07 11 … Cities with a population over 1000 database
Shiremoor Metro station — Infobox T W Metro station name = Shiremoor T W Zone = 18 Metro Zone = B C locale = Shiremoor borough = North Tyneside open=1980 08 11Shiremoor Metro station is on the Yellow Line of the Tyne and Wear Metro, serving the village of Shiremoor, in… … Wikipedia
Jackie Robinson (footballer) — Football player infobox playername = Jackie Robinson fullname = John Allan Robinson nickname = height = dateofbirth = 10 August, 1917 cityofbirth = Shiremoor countryofbirth = England dateofdeath = 30 July, 1972 cityofdeath = Shiremoor… … Wikipedia
Tyne and Wear Metro — Overview Type Rapid transit/light rail … Wikipedia
New York, Tyne and Wear — New York OS grid reference NZ328704 Metropolitan borough North Tyneside … Wikipedia
Northumberland Park Metro station — Northumberland Park … Wikipedia
North Tyneside — Metropolitan borough Metropolitan Borough of North Tyneside Wallsend Town Hall, the seat … Wikipedia
Murton, Tyne and Wear — Coordinates: 55°01′52″N 1°29′13″W / 55.031°N 1.487°W / 55.031; 1.487 … Wikipedia
Newcastle upon Tyne — This article is about the English city. For other uses, see Newcastle. Coordinates: 54°58.440′N 1°36.792′W / 54.974°N 1.6132°W / 54.974; 1 … Wikipedia
Gateshead — This article is about Gateshead, England. For the suburb of Newcastle in Australia, see Gateshead, New South Wales. For the larger local government district, see Metropolitan Borough of Gateshead. Coordinates: 54°57′N 1°36′W / … Wikipedia