Labyrinth carving on the west edge of the Heysham Coast, Heysham Head

Record ID:  182067 / MNA183442
Record type:  Monument
Protected Status: None Recorded
NT Property:  Heysham Head; North
Civil Parish:  None Recorded
Grid Reference:  SD 4078 6162
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Summary

Labyrinth carving on a flat outcrop, just above the high-water margin, on the west edge of the Heysham Coast.

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Monument Types

  • ROCK ART (Early 18th C to Late 19th C - 1701 AD to 1900 AD)

Description

1} Labyrinth carving on a flat outcrop, just above the high-water margin, on the west edge of the Heysham Coast. The labyrinth is c 160mm in diameter and comprises six or seven concentric rings, with a single straight line forming an ‘entrance’. The carving was first reported in 1995, but had visibly eroded by 2008. It may be recent in date. See section 2.5.1 of this report for further details. The NGR was confirmed in February 2016 by National Trust volunteers Mark Simpson and Mike Mitchell (Arrowsmith, P. 2016).

References

  • SNA66533 - Unpublished document: 2016. Heysham Coast, Lancashire, Desk Based Assessment.

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