Tyne and Wear HER(2390): South Shields, Trow Rocks Quarry - Details
South Shields, Trow Rocks Quarry
Stone Extraction Site
A Limestone Quarry, on the south side of the Bents, near Trow Point. The 2nd edition Ordnance which was used to provide stone for the South Pier and South Groyne (HER refs. 2428 & 2429). A railway (HER ref. 2433) linked the quarry to these sites.
<< HER 2390 >> 1st edition Ordnance Survey Map, c.1855, 6 inch scale, Durham, 4; Archaeological Research Services, 2010, Phase 2 North East Rapid Coastal Zone Assessment, Project Record Number 700