Tyne and Wear HER(16665): Penshaw, Penshaw Hill, trackway - Details
Penshaw, Penshaw Hill, trackway
High level trackway providing access to quarries (HER 3092). First shown on the tithe plan of 1848 and joins Hill Lane to the SW to run to Old Penshaw. Track is post-medieval but might modify parts of the early lower ramparts of the potential hillfort. Measures appox 2m across. May also be assocaited with tracks maintained for visitors to the monument after its construction.
Archaeo-Environment Ltd, 2010, Historic Environment Survey for National Trust Properties, Tyne and Wear - Penshaw Monument