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Heysham, Lancashire

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Heysham, Lancashire

Heysham is a large coastal village near Lancaster in the county of Lancashire, England. Overlooking Morecambe Bay, it is a ferry port with services to the Isle of Man and Ireland. Heysham is the site of two nuclear power stations which are landmarks visible from hills in the surrounding area. Heysham has been identified as one potential location for the next generation of nuclear power stations.
Administrative CountyLancashire
Traditional CountyLancashire
OS GridSD4161
OS Settlement ClassificationTown
RegionNorth West
Police AuthorityLancashire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLancashire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLancashire
Ambulance AuthorityNorth West
Dialling code01524

Heysham, Lancashire in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Heysham, par. and vil., N. Lancashire, on Morecambe Bay, 5 miles SW. of Lancaster, 1774 ac., pop. 632; P.O.; in vicinity are the seats of Heysham Hall, Heysham Lodge, and Heysham Tower; at High Heysham are remains of an ancient chapel, the property of the Stanleys.

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