Ye Old Tea Gardens, Heysham, Lancashire
N 54° 02.841 W 002° 54.053
30U E 506489 N 5988794
Quick Description: Ye Old Tea Gardens closed by 1960 and are now the private garden of the Old Rectory, in Heysham. There were many tea gardens in Victorian and Edwardian times. Looking north east.
Location: Northwest England, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 8/18/2011 6:50:28 AM
Waymark Code: WMCB84
The Old Rectory is at the north end of Main Street. Heysham is a popular place to take the sea air. Tea gardens offering refreshments were numerous. Nettle beer was local speciality. Nowadays nettle beer is nettle cordial, still non-alcoholic.
The tree has gone and fencing has added privacy. Rockery is still there behind fence.
The Old Rectory is a grade 2 listed building.