Tyne and Wear HER(16234): Holystone, Benton Square - Details
Holystone, Benton Square
Small settlement of Benton Square is first labelled on Greenwood's plan of Northumberland, 1828. However, New Benton is shown on a plan of Eastern Northumberland, 1778 in roughly the same location and same layout at Benton Square. Associated with coal mining.
Archaeological Services Durham University, 2012, Land at Forest Gate, Palmersville - archaeological assessment; Shown on Greenwood's Map of Northumberland, 1828; Plan of the East Part of Northumberland, 1778