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Chance Pit, Heaton

Heaton, Newcastle

Heaton, Newcastle

Reclaimed

Last Updated:

13 Sept 2021

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HER Info

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.

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

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