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1089


N Tyneside


Wideopen, Quarry


Wideopen


NZ27SW


Industrial


Stone Extraction Site


Quarry


Early Modern


C19


Documentary Evidence


This quarry is marked "Old" on the 2nd edition Ordnance Survey Map. T.H. Hair records that " in October 1829 a massive fossil tree was discovered at a depth of 42ft, measuring 72 foot long".


2440


7277


NZ24407277



<< HER 1089 >> 2nd edition Ordnance Survey map, 1898, 6 inch scale, Northumberland, 88, NE

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