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Grand Lease Pits

Whickham, Gateshead

54.94183,-1.65309

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Reclaimed

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Last Updated:

8 Sept 2021

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HER Info (unless otherwise noted)

Whickham Hill Plantation covers some of the Grand Lease Pits, which may be earlier than the Whickham Grand Lease Way (constructed circa 1621) and may have been undisturbed.

'Sketches of The Coal Mines in Northumberland and Durham' T.H.Hair, published in 1844

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