Shiney Row  County Durham


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

SHINEY-ROW, a hamlet in Houghton-le-Spring parish, Durham; 2 miles NW of Houghton. It is inhabited chiefly by coal-miners; and it has a post-office under Fence-Houses, Wesleyan and Primitive Methodist chapels, and an endowed school.

Additional information about this locality is available for Penshaw

Shiney Row through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 23rd January 2021

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