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The Spirit of Heysham
The Spirit of Heysham
The Spirit of Heysham
The Spirit of Heysham
The Spirit of Heysham
The Spirit of Heysham
The Spirit of Heysham
The Spirit of Heysham
The Spirit of Heysham
The Spirit of Heysham

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A relief sculpture showing the Spirit (a sea godess) above ten small representations of Heysham history. These include the rock-hewn graves by the ruined St Patrick's chapel, the Viking Hogback stone (inside the adjacent St Peter's Church) and a Druid Altar.






H 240 x W 150 x D 8 cm (E)

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donated by four Heysham residents

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Heysham Jubilee Institute

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at all times


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Located at

Main Street, Heysham


On the front of the Heysham Jubilee Institute.