Maiden Paps  County Durham


In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Maiden Paps like this:

MAIDEN-PAPS, two round-topped limestone rocks in Tunstall township, Bishop-Wearmouth parish, Durham; 2½ miles SSW of Sunderland. They serve as landmarks to mariners entering Sunderland harbour.

Additional information about this locality is available for Tunstall

Maiden Paps through time

Maiden Paps is now part of Sunderland district. Click here for graphs and data of how Sunderland has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Maiden Paps itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Maiden Paps, in Sunderland and County Durham | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 23rd January 2021

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