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Chance Pit, Heaton

Heaton, Newcastle

Heaton, Newcastle

Opened:

Closed:

Entry Created:

3 Sept 2021

Last Updated:

13 Sept 2021

Reclaimed

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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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