Chance Pit, Heaton
3 Sept 2021
13 Sept 2021
Description (or HER record listing)
Chance Pit is shown on an 18th century Plan of Heaton Estate. Its precise location is unknown. Closed by 1815. Used to try and rescue the trapped miners of the Heaton Main Colliery disaster May 1815.
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Historic Environment Records
Durham/Northumberland: Keys to the Past
Tyne and Wear: Sitelines
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