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This spiral-bound, full-colour Philip´s street atlas of County Durham and Teesside gives detailed coverage of the area. The atlas is suitable for both business and leisure use.
North East England is one of nine official regions of England at the first level of NUTS for statistical purposes. The region is generally hilly and sparsely populated in the North and West, and urban and arable in the East and South. The area has a strong religious past, as can be seen in works such as the Lindisfarne Gospels and the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle. On 6 June 793 the Vikings arrived on the shores of north-east England with a raiding party from Norway who attacked the monastic settlement on Lindisfarne . The monks fled or were slaughtered, and Bishop Higbald sought refuge on the mainland. A chronicler recorded: „On the 8th June, the harrying of the heathen miserably destroyed God’s church by rapine and slaughter.