Tyne and Wear HER(2603): Usworth, Usworth Common - Details
Usworth, Usworth Common
Agriculture and Subsistence
Land Use Site
Usworth Common is shown on the 1st edition Ordnance Survey plan to be sub-divided into many small, irregularly shaped areas. Two areas of past quarrying (HER refs. 2601 & 2602) are shown within the Common, but this pattern of sub-division may represent much earlier quarrying.
<< HER 2603 >> 1st edition Ordnance Survey Map, c.1855, 6 inch scale, Durham, 7