Tyne and Wear HER(3092): Penshaw, Penshaw Hill, Quarries - Details
Penshaw, Penshaw Hill, Quarries
Stone Extraction Site
Small limestone quarries on SE and SSW side of Penshaw Monument. Marked as Old on the 1st edition OS mapping, so out of use by 1858. The precise definition of these features is unclear due to poor copy of the map.
<< HER 3092 >> 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