Tyne and Wear HER(1089): Wideopen, Quarry - Details
Stone Extraction Site
This sandstone 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".
<< HER 1089 >> 2nd edition Ordnance Survey map, 1898, 6 inch scale, Northumberland, 88, NE