Tyne and Wear HER(3091): Penshaw, Penshaw Hill, Quarry - Details
Penshaw, Penshaw Hill, Quarry
Stone Extraction Site
Penshaw Hill Quarry shown on the First Edition Ordnance Survey 1856 but disused by 1898. Large quarry with some evidence of bedding plans, and producing building stone as well as lime for burning. First edition map shows lime kiln in the centre.
<< HER 3091 >> 1st edition Ordnance Survey Map, c.1855, 6 inch scale, Durham, 13; Archaeo-Environment Ltd, 2010, Historic Environment Survey for National Trust Properties, Tyne and Wear - Penshaw Monument