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Rock Cut Tombs Approximately 4 Metres South East of Chapel of St Patrick

A Grade I Listed Building in Heysham, Lancashire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.0474 / 54°2'50"N

Longitude: -2.9026 / 2°54'9"W

OS Eastings: 340998

OS Northings: 461649

OS Grid: SD409616

Mapcode National: GBR 8P5M.DV

Mapcode Global: WH845.DJ1J

Entry Name: Rock Cut Tombs Approximately 4 Metres South East of Chapel of St Patrick

Listing Date: 6 April 1979

Last Amended: 20 January 1993

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1207215

English Heritage Legacy ID: 391834

Location: Lancaster, Lancashire, LA3

County: Lancashire

District: Lancaster

Town: Lancaster

Electoral Ward/Division: Heysham Central

Built-Up Area: Heysham

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Heysham St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

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Listing Text


MORECAMBE AND HEYSHAM

SD4061 MAIN STREET, Heysham
939-1/7/18 (West side (off))
06/04/79 Rock-cut tombs approx 4m SE of
Chapel of St Patrick
(Formerly Listed as:
MAIN STREET, Heysham
(West side (off))
Rock-cut tombs around St Patrick's
Chapel)

GV I

Two graves. Pre-Conquest. cut into the sandstone rock close to
St Patrick's Chapel (qv). One is child-sized. Both have
socket-holes probably intended for timber crosses. An
associated cemetery to the south of the chapel was excavated
in the 1970s and bones were dated to the 10th and 11th
centuries. Forms part of a Scheduled Ancient Monument.


Listing NGR: SD4099961649

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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