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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 hog-back stone. St Peter's was rebuilt and refurbished from later medieval times and up to the 19th century.

Main Street
Heysham
Lancashire
LA3 2RN
Saxon
St Patrick's chapel and stone coffins. Large car park in the village centre.
Church authorities