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St PETER’S, Heysham

St PETER’S, Heysham
St PETER’S, Heysham

The earliest church that stood on this site overlooking Morecambe Bay was Anglo-Saxon, quite probably 8th century - some think earlier. Parts of a Saxon church have been rebuilt in the churchyard, where there is also the remains of an Anglo-Saxon cross and a medieval stone coffin. Inside the church is a 10th century Viking hogback stone. St Peter's was rebuilt and refurbished from later medieval times and up to the 19th century.

Location/Address: Main Street
Heysham
County: Lancashire
Post Code: LA3 2RN
Main Historic Period: Saxon
Useful Website Address: Heysham parish website
Tip/Nearby: St Patrick's chapel and stone coffins. Large car park in the village centre.
Primary Management: Church authorities
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