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Heysham Photographs
An evolving photo collection that attempts to capture the natural landscape and historical background of Heysham Village on the Lancashire coast.
Heysham Images
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Heysham Photo Gallery
Heysham Photo Gallery
HEYSHAM 12B
Heysham Head
Heysham Head
HEYSHAM 13
Half Moon Bay, Heysham
Half Moon Bay, Heysham
HEYSHAM 27
High Heysham Community Wood, Heysham
High Heysham Community Centre
HEYSHAM 12C
Heysham Head
The Barrows, Heysham
HEYSHAM 12A
Heysham Head
Heysham Head
HEYSHAM 08
St Patrick's Chapel, Heysham Village
St. Patrick's Chapel, Heysham
HEYSHAM 06A
St. Patrick's Chapel, Heysham Village
Hogback, St. Patrick's Chapel, Heysham
HEYSHAM 02B
Rock graves, St. Patrick's Chapel, Heysham Village
Rock graves, St Patrick's Chapel, Heysham
HEYSHAM 02
Rock graves, St. Patrick's Chapel, Heysham Village
Rock Graves , St. Patrick's Chapel, Heysham
HEYSHAM 33A
St. Peter's Church, Heysham Village: There has been a church on this site since the 7th or 8th century. The present west doorway (note the different heights from the inside and outside) is Anglo-Saxon and the chancel with its lovely east and south windows is early 14th century.

St. Peter's Church, Heysham
HEYSHAM 02A
Rock graves, St. Patrick's Chapel, Heysham Village
Rock graves, St Patrick's Chapel, Heysham
HEYSHAM 34A
Viking Hog-back tombstone, St Peter's Church, Heysham Village
Hog back stone, St Peter's Church, Heysham
HEYSHAM 03
St. Patrick's Chapel, Heysham Village
St. Patrick's Chapel, Heysham
HEYSHAM 36B
The base of an 8th century cross. The side in the photo perhaps depicts the raising of Lazarus and the other, the Virgin and Child.

Anglo Saxon cross base, St. Peter's Church, Heysham Village
HEYSHAM 36
The Anglo Saxon Doorway at St. Peter's Church: The arch was discovered in the north wall of the church during the 1864 renovations
Anglo Saxon Doorway, St. Peter's Church, Heysham Village
HEYSHAM 02C
Rock graves, Saint Patrick's Chapel, Heysham Village
Rock graves, Heysham
HEYSHAM 01A
Rock graves, St. Patrick's Chapel, Heysham Village
Rock Graves, St Patricks Chapel, Heysham Village
HEYSHAM 01B
Rock graves, St. Patrick's Chapel, Heysham Village
Rock Graves, St Patricks Chapel, Heysham Village
HEYSHAM 37A
St. Peter's Churchyard, Heysham Village
St Peter's Churchyard, Heysham
HEYSHAM 09A
St Patrick's Chapel: Believed to date from the 8th century, this is one of the earliest surviving Christian buildings in the north west of England and may have had monastic origins.
St.Patrick's Chapel and Rock Graves
HEYSHAM 04A
St Patrick's Chapel, Heysham Village
St.Patrick's Chapel, Heysham Village
HEYSHAM 79
The Old Halll Inn, Heysham: Built as a house in 1598.
Heysham Old Hall Inn
HEYSHAM 76
A 17th century cottage in Heysham Village
A 17th century cottage in Heysham Village
HEYSHAM 59
Heysham Village
17th century cottage, Heysham Village
HEYSHAM 60
Heysham Heritage Centre, a 17th century long-house
Heysham Heritage Centre
HEYSHAM 75
Heysham Rectory and Bailey Lane
Heysham Rectory and Bailey Lane, Heysham Village
HEYSHAM 35A
The Sundial Shaft (1696), St Peter's Church, Heysham Village
The Sundial Shaft, St.Peter's Church, Heysham Village
HEYSHAM 11
Royal Hotel, Heysham Village (18th century)
Royal Hotel, Heysham Village
HEYSHAM 31A
Medieval stone coffin, St.Peter's Church, Heysham Village
Stone coffin, St. Peter's Church, Heysham Village
HEYSHAM 38
Victorian brass beamed jockey scales, Heysham Village
Brass beam scales, Heysham Village
HEYSHAM 05
Victorian tablet, St Patrick's Chapel, Heysham Village
St. Patrick's Chapel, Heysham
HEYSHAM 40
Heysham Village Institute
Heysham Village
HEYSHAM 54
Heysham Head House: Now a private house, this was once the entrance to a popular entertainment centre, featuring a zoo, go-carting track, concerts, amusements, dancing and a sandy beach. Thousands of visitors a day visited the centre and ten thousand spectators would arrive for the Carting World Cup. A young Nigel Mansell began his racing career here.

Heysham Head House
HEYSHAM 14A
Near Naze Lighthouses, Heysham
Near Naze Lighthouses
HEYSHAM 47B
Starboard light, Heysham Harbour
Starboard light, Heysham Harbour
HEYSHAM 15
Near Naze dismantled lighthouse, Heysham
Near Naze dismantled lighthouse
HEYSHAM 16
Near Naze Lighthouse, Heysham
Near Naze Lighthouse, Heysham
HEYSHAM 85A
The Promenade, Heysham Village
Heysham Promenade
HEYSHAM 47
Starboard light at Heysham Harbour entrance
Heysham Harbour
HEYSHAM 13B
The shipwrecked Finnish cargo ship, the Vanadis that ran aground off Half Moon Bay, Heysham during a storm in 1903. There was no loss of life.

The shipwrecked, Vanadis
HEYSHAM 44A
Heysham Harbour
Heysham Harbour
HEYSHAM 46B
Isle of Man Ferry, Heysham Port: The port operates regular freight sailings to Ireland, and the Ben-my-Chree flagship of the Isle of Man Steam Packet Co. makes daily passenger crossings (3 hrs 30 mins) to Douglas.
Isle of Man Ferry, Heysham
HEYSHAM 17
Old GPO cable drum, Heysham Harbour
Giant cable drum, Heysham Harbour
HEYSHAM 53
Cockle and shrimp fishing, Lade End, Heysham Village
Lade End, Heysham Village
HEYSHAM 45
Walkway, Heysham Harbour
Heysham harbour
HEYSHAM 52C
A bird watching hide on the sea wall beside Heysham 1 and 2
Sea wall, Heysham
HEYSHAM 49B
Heysham 2 Power Station
Heysham 2 Power Station from Red Nab
HEYSHAM 50A
Pylon, Heysham Power Station
Pylon, Heysham Power Station
HEYSHAM 52
The sea wall beside Heysham 1 and 2 Nuclear Power Station
Sea wall, Heysham
HEYSHAM 47A
A ship leaving Heysham Harbour: The harbour, developed by the Midland Railway Co. wanting to expand their maritime interests, opened in 1904. The railway line which ran to the port was electrified in 1908 and the port is claimed to be the first in the country to be run by electricity. The lines are no longer electric and railway ownership ceased in 1984.

Heysham Harbour
HEYSHAM 48A
The Sea wall beside Heysham 1 and 2: Operated by British Energy, Heysham 1 (1983) and Heysham 2 (1988) each contain two advanced gas cooled reactors.
In total they are capable of supplying three million homes with electricity.

Sea wall beside Heysham 1 and 2
HEYSHAM 52D
Fishing off the sea wall
Fishing off Heysham sea wall
HEYSHAM 49A
Heysham 2 Nuclear Power Station
Heysham 2 Power Station
HEYSHAM 64A
Heysham Village
Heysham Village
HEYSHAM 51A
Heysham 2 Outflow Jetty
Heysham 2 Outflow Jetty
HEYSHAM 46A
Isle of Man Steam Packet Company
Isle of Man Steam Packet Company, Heysham
HEYSHAM 40C
The Spirit of Heysham by Michael Edwards
The Spirit of Heysham by Michael Edwards
HEYSHAM 63
A tea room at Heysham Village
Tea Shop
HEYSHAM 81
Sycamore Bank, Heysham Village
Sycamore Bank, Heysham
HEYSHAM 71
Heysham Village
Heysham Village
HEYSHAM 60A
Heysham Heritage Centre
Heysham Heritage Centre
HEYSHAM 02E
Heysham Sands from the Rock Graves, St. Patrick's Chapel
Heysham Sands from The Rock Graves
HEYSHAM 84
Heysham Sands
Heysham Sands
EASTER 02
Easter window display, Heysham Village
Easter window display
HEYSHAM 12E
Heysham Head
Heysham Head
HEYSHAM 17A
Old GPO cable drum, Heysham Harbour, 2014
GPO cable drum Heysham Harbour
HEYSHAM 30a
St. Patrick's Well, Heysham Village
St. Patrick's Well, Heysham Village
HEYSHAM 02F
Sunset over the ancient rock graves at Heysham Village
Sunset over the ancient rock graves at Heysham Village
HEYSHAM 06B
St. Patrick's Chapel, Heysham
St. Patrick's Chapel, Heysham
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The best walk from Heysham
A Wild Card Discovery Walk to St Patrick's Chapel and Heysham Port 1.00
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A Wild Card Discovery Walk from Heysham

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