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The Headland Pictures

In prehistoric times Hartlepool’s headland is thought to have been an isolated tidal island covered by thick forests. In the nineteenth century during excavation of the adjacent marshy area called the Slake, trunks of trees from the ancient forest were found embedded in the clay along with antlers and the …

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St Hilda’s Church

Not only is St Hilda’s a beautiful church, it also represents the whole of the Headland and tells the story of the town within its walls. The Headland is a holy site, originally developed as the monastic community of St Hild in the 7th Century, and goes back to earliest …

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The Headland

Hartlepool Headland is formed on a peninsular of magnesium limestone which reaches into the North Sea. This geological make-up has created a coastline of mixed treasures. From golden sandy beach of the North Sands stroll along to the teeming rockpools towards the end of the peninsular where you might find …

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