Tyne and Wear HER(6): Fulwell Quarries, stags' horns - Details
Fulwell Quarries, stags' horns
A discovery made during quarrying work at Fulwell sometime in the century before Surtees recorded it in 1820. Described as "a kind of square pit ...within which were deposited, a quantity of stags' horns cut into lengths of three or four inches, and resting amongst a deep-coloured substance most resembling animal matter".
<< HER 6 >> R. Surtees, 1820, History of...Durham, Vol. II, p. 13 E. Mackenzie and M. Ross, 1834, An Historical...View of Durham, Vol.I, p. 326 W. Fordyce, 1857, History of...Durham, Vol. II, p. 539 J. Sykes, 1866, Local Records, Vol. I, p. 221 R. Miket, 1984, The Prehistory of Tyne and Wear, p. 59, no. 2.3