Lancaster and District Heritage Group

St Peter's Graveyard Heysham - Condition Survey

A survey of the condition of the gravestones in St Peter's graveyard, Heysham (carried out between summer 2022 and summer 2023).

Approach and Methodology

The survey was conducted using this 2011 English Heritage publication Caring for Historic Graveyard and Cemetery Monuments. as guidance.

Further guidance on the effects of weathering on gravestones was obtained from the University College London, Earth Sciences publication Gravestone Weathering. The descriptions of the gravestones are consistent with the definitions found in "Recording and Analysing Graveyards" by Harold Mytum.

Condition Survey Report


(This section is under construction)

The graves......

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Detailed Report

A detailed report can be downloaded from here.