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Oak Tree Pit, Throckley

Throckley, Newcastle

55.001485,-1.763999

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Entry Created:

3 Sept 2021

Last Updated:

8 Sept 2021

Redeveloped

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Owners: 

Sir Francis Radcliffe, George Lewin Marihl, Cuthbert Birtley Miln, heirs of William Chicken, Jeremy Colhurst

Description (or HER record listing)

Shown on 18th century plans. A rental of 1669 for part of the Throckley estate of Sir Francis Radcliffe lists the tenants 'for every going pit' as George Lerwin Marihl, Cuthbert Birtley Miln, the heirs of William Chicken and Jeremy Colhurst. Dodds (1930) says small pits were begun at Throckley in the late 17th century.

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