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Tunstall Hills

Coordinates: 54°53′02″N 1°23′24″W / 54.884°N 1.390°W / 54.884; -1.390

Tunstall Hills
Rocky Hill
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NZ392545
List of places: UK • England • Tyne and Wear

Tunstall Hills is an area of open space in Sunderland, Tyne and Wear, England. It is a Local Nature Reserve[1][2] and Tunstall Hills And Ryhope Cutting has been designated a Site of Special Scientific Interest both for its geological and biological importance.[3][4] The area consists of Green Hill and Rocky Hill and surrounding land.

Historically these hills have been also named the Maidens Paps because of their shape.[5]

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  • Tunstall Hills Protection Group
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