Tyne and Wear HER(16881): Penshaw, quarry - Details
Stone Extraction Site
Large quarry shown as disused on the 2nd edition plan (1896). This does not figure on the 1862 plan. It was connected by a waggonway to the Lambton Railway line to the west. The course of the waggonway is followed by the present day Wensleydale Avenue. Its track had been mostly lifted by 1896.
The Archaeological Practice Ltd., 2014, Penshaw: Not just a monument - Historic Village Atlas; Second Edition Ordnance Survey, 1898