Tyne and Wear HER(17168): Byker, Moor Pit (Avenue Pit) - Details
Byker, Moor Pit (Avenue Pit)
Coal Mining Site
Moor 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 2015.
Turnbull, L, 2015, A Celebration of our Mining Heritage