1) A place where stones can be quarried, specifically those regions in lower Airedale and Wharfedale where limestone boulders could be extracted from glacial deposits.

1619 all manner of mines of coals ... stonearyes or slate, Austby

1629 all that Stonerye of Lymestone, Addingham

1685 quarries of stone and stonaries, Austby. It was used occasionally instead of ‘steaner’: 1717 For making a getty in the water and cutting a cutt through the stonery 4 yds broad to be wear’d on each side, Hampsthwaite. See GRYD23-4.

dates 1619 1629 1685 1717

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