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Heysham Point, Lancashire
Heysham Point
county:-   Lancashire
locality type:-   headland
1Km square:-   SD4061
10Km square:-   SD46

evidence:-   descriptive text:- West 1778 (11th edn 1821) 
source data:-   Guide book, A Guide to the Lakes, by Thomas West, published by William Pennington, Kendal, Cumbria once Westmorland, and in London, 1778 to 1821.
image WS21P027, button  goto source
Page 27:-  "... At entering on the sands [Lancaster Sands from Hest Bank], to the left, Heysham-point rises abruptly, and the village hangs on its side in a beautiful manner. ..."

evidence:-   old map:- West 1784 map
placename:-  Heysham Point
source data:-   Map, hand coloured engraving, A Map of the Lakes in Cumberland, Westmorland and Lancashire, scale about 3.5 miles to 1 inch, engraved by Paas, 53 Holborn, London, about 1784.
item:-  Armitt Library : A1221.1
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