Tyne and Wear HER(3947): Throckley, Chance Pit - Details
Throckley, Chance Pit
Coal Mining Site
A Coal Pit is shown at this location on the 1st edition Ordnance Survey plan, but is not shown on the 2nd edition plan, indicating that it was out of use by c.1895.
<< HER 3947 >> 1st edition Ordnance Survey map, 1865, 6 inch scale, Northumberland 87; A Plan of Throckley, 1769, NRO 536/2; Thompson, 1767, A plan of the Lordship of Newburn belonging to the Duke and Duchess of Northumberland, NRO Sant/Beq/9/1/1/24, Plan of the Throckley Estate in the County of Northumberland - freehold lands… formerly belonged to John Rogers Esq. now to Edward Montague Esq., 1736, NRO Sant/Beq/9/1/1/35; Throckley Estate and the workings in the Engine Seam of coal situated in the parish of Newburn belonging to Greenwich Hospital, NRO Sant/Beq/9/1/1/37