Tyne and Wear HER(16671): Penshaw, Dawson's Plantation, quarry - Details
Penshaw, Dawson's Plantation, quarry
Stone Extraction Site
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.
Archaeo-Environment Ltd, 2010, Historic Environment Survey for National Trust Properties, Tyne and Wear - Penshaw Monument