Tunstall  County Durham


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

TUNSTALL, a township in Bishop-Wearmouth parish, Durham; 2½ miles SW by S of Sunderland. Acres, 801. Real property, £1,720 Pop., 94. Houses, 15. Maiden Paps here are two round-topped limestone rocks, which serve as a landmark to mariners entering Sunderland harbour.

Tunstall through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 23rd January 2021

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