Tyne and Wear HER(17169): Heaton, Chance Pit - Details
Heaton, Chance Pit
Coal Mining Site
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 2015.
Turnbull, L, 2015, A Celebration of our Mining Heritage