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16671


Sunderland


Penshaw, Dawson's Plantation, quarry


Penshaw


NZ35SW


Industrial


Stone Extraction Site


Limestone Quarry


Modern?


20C


Physical Evidence


Old quarry in Dawson's Plantation which first appears on the Third Edition OS map 1923 but appears to be older than that on the ground. Quarry face is crumbly Mag. Lim, probably quarried for lime burning. SSSI Site.


336


547


NZ336547



Archaeo-Environment Ltd, 2010, Historic Environment Survey for National Trust Properties, Tyne and Wear - Penshaw Monument

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