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Hartley Quarries, Hartley
Hartley Quarries
civil parish:-   Hartley (formerly Westmorland)
county:-   Cumbria
locality type:-   limestone quarry
locality type:-   quarry
coordinates:-   NY787084
1Km square:-   NY7808
10Km square:-   NY70

BLW80.jpg (taken 21.4.2006)  
BLW81.jpg (taken 21.4.2006)  

evidence:-   old map:- OS County Series (Wmd 23 15) 
source data:-   Maps, County Series maps of Great Britain, scales 6 and 25 inches to 1 mile, published by the Ordnance Survey, Southampton, Hampshire, from about 1863 to 1948.
"Limestone Quarry / Limekiln"

Begun by Sir Hedworth Williamson's Limeworks Ltd, 1925; as their quarries near Sunderland were nearly exhausted. This site was chosen for its good reserves of stone, railway access, proximity to markets, etc.
The business is now owned by CEMEX.

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