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urban area, Newcastle upon Tyne metropolitan borough, metropolitan county of Tyne and Wear, historic county of Northumberland, England. It lies on the western boundary of the Tyneside metropolitan area. A residential and manufacturing district, it has a large industrial estate. The Anglo-Scottish Battle of Newburn was fought there in 1640. The Church of St. Michael and All Angels dates from 1190. Pop. (2001) 41,294.