Tyne and Wear HER(1642): Blaydon Burn, Old Quarry - Details
Blaydon Burn, Old Quarry
Stone Extraction Site
Marked on 1st edition Ordnance Survey map. Probable that it was being worked for building stone and related to the development of industrial premises in this part of the Burn in the first half of the nineteenth century. There are surviving traces of terracing on the valley side, and some probable quarry waste.
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