Tunstall, Sunderland

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54°52′27″N1°23′25″W / 54.874063°N 1.390161°W / 54.874063; -1.390161 Coordinates: 54°52′27″N1°23′25″W / 54.874063°N 1.390161°W / 54.874063; -1.390161

Tunstall is a suburb of Sunderland, Tyne and Wear, England which is mostly a privately purchased estate. It is located to the west of Ryhope, and east of Silksworth. The area was built around a large hill, known as Tunstall Hill. Since 1966 pilgrims have erected crucifixes on the hill every Good Friday. [1]

It is the location of Venerable Bede Church of England Academy, which is on the former site of Ryhope Colliery and later Ryhope golf course.

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