Prudhamstone quarry (Warden)
This is a large and impressive sandstone quarry, which supplied building stone for construction in 19th century Newcastle. Surviving remains include huge revetments, crane bases and platforms, a bridge and lines of iron bars inserted into the working face. Much of the quarry is now beneath forestry.
|Historical period:||Post Medieval (1540 to 1901)|
|Event(s):||DESK BASED ASSESSMENT, Archaeological Assessment and Impact Assessment at Prudhamstone Quarry, Warden 2016; Alan Williams Archaeology|
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Source of Reference
Local History of Warden