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Rock Cut Tombs Approximately 10 Metres West of Chapel of St Patrick

A Grade I Listed Building in Heysham, Lancashire

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Latitude: 54.0475 / 54°2'50"N

Longitude: -2.9029 / 2°54'10"W

OS Eastings: 340977

OS Northings: 461654

OS Grid: SD409616

Mapcode National: GBR 8P5M.BV

Mapcode Global: WH845.CJWH

Plus Code: 9C6V23WW+XR

Entry Name: Rock Cut Tombs Approximately 10 Metres West of Chapel of St Patrick

Listing Date: 6 April 1979

Last Amended: 20 January 1993

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1292902

English Heritage Legacy ID: 391835

Location: Lancaster, Lancashire, LA3

County: Lancashire

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


SD4061 MAIN STREET, Heysham
939-1/7/19 (West side (off))
06/04/79 Rock-cut tombs approx 10m W of
Chapel of St Patrick
(Formerly Listed as:
Rock-cut tombs around St Patrick's


Six graves. Pre-Conquest. Cut into the sandstone headland
close to St Patrick's Chapel (qv). Two are straight-sided and
four are body-shaped. All 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

Listing NGR: SD4097761654

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

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