Keys to the Past

Coal Working (Heddon-on-the-Wall)

A map of 1865 shows an area of coal workings at this site, including a number of pits, including Dayhole Pit, Fortune Coal Pit, Humble Pit, Gee Pit, Fences Pit, Mary Pit and Fans Pit.

Reference number:N10904
Historical period: Post Medieval (1540 to 1901)

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See also:
Source of Reference
Local History of Heddon-on-the-Wall


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