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Subject: List of places in Tyne and Wear, South Hylton
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Coordinates: 54°54′36″N 1°26′10″W / 54.910°N 1.436°W / 54.910; -1.436

Claxheugh Rock
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List of places: UK • England • Tyne and Wear

Claxheugh (/ˈklæəf/ ) is an area of South Hylton, Sunderland, Tyne and Wear, England. The area is primarily known for the large, limestone and sandstone cliff formed in the late Permian period, known as Claxheugh Rock, which forms part of the Ford Formation. The rock is often referred to as 'klachy rock' by the locals.

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