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17174

Shieldfield Colliery

Shieldfield, Newcastle

Shieldfield, Newcastle

Chance Pit

Reclaimed

Last Updated:

24 Sept 2021

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HER Info

"Chance Pit" shown on an 18th century plan of the Outcrop of High Main Seam. Its precise location is unknown. Part of Shieldfield Colliery. Abandoned by 1770s.

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

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