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Hartlepool Headland

Hartlepool, TS24 0NW

Explore the beautiful and historic Hartlepool headland and coastal path in this digital treasure trail.

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3.8 kms

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90 mins

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Begin your trail at the naval gun on Moor Parade road, near the junction with Montague Street.
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Fairy Cove Battery
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Search the seafront area for a large naval cannon. The weapon features several information plaques.

Walk closer to this point to reveal a question.

How many new batteries were built at the headland in 1860?
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Headland Story Trail
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Walk along the coastal path keeping the sea to your left. Look for a tall information board titled 'Beacon & Town Moor' where the path meets a ramp to green parkland.
In which year did the modern carnival begin? The carnival still takes place to this day on the Town Moor.
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Bandstand & Elephant Rock
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Continue along the path by the Town Moor keeping the sea to your left and look for another Headland Story Trail board.
What is the only remaining part of the former rock formation known as 'Elephant Rock' after it collapsed in 1891?
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Bombardment of the Hartlepools
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Walk down the ramp to the lower bandstand area and follow the coastal path, keeping the sea to your left. Continue until you reach a ramp leading up to a lighthouse and the Heugh battery. Head up the ramp and search for a pair of information boards.
Seydlitz. Moltke, and Blucher were part of which German Battle Cruiser class that sailed to attack the North East coast?
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A Trophy Cannon
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Look near the lighthouse for a black cannon that is labelled 'A Trophy from Sebastopol'.
During which war (between 1854-56) was this cannon captured from the Russian army? (two words)
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Cliff Terrace
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Continue along the coastal path until you see a large War Memorial in a park close by. Look for another Headland Story Trail information board
What was the name of the Mayor of Hartlepool that lived at 15 Cliff Terrace in 1870 and 1871? (two words)
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Monks & Nuns
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Continue along the coastal path and look a little beyond past the stone breakwater on South Crescent for a rectangular plaque by the path.
Buried in this holy ground are the monks and nuns from which ancient monastery? (one word)
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Andy Capp Statue
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Continue along the path and keep an eye out for a statue of beloved comic strip character Andy Capp. Cross the road carefully and explore the statue.
What is the name of the Cartoonist that created Andy Capp? (two words)
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Croft Gardens
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Face Andy Capp then turn left and carefully cross Bedford Street. Enter the small park called Croft Gardens.
How many fish are in the net of the carved stone statue of a fisherman?
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The Croft & Sandwell Chare
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Take the path to the left of the fisherman statue and walk parallel with the road. When you reach the entrance/exit at the next corner look for a Headland Story Trail information board
In which year was The Croft demolished as the start of the redevelopment of the original High Street?
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Hartlepool Town Wall
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Carefully cross the road and walk along old the town wall on the seafront, keeping the sea to your left. Look for a low metal plaque by a gap in the wall.
Hartlepool Borough Council & Seymour Civil Engineering won which award in 2017 for their works on the Hartlepool Town Wall? (three words)
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Lifeboats Gallantry
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Continue along the old town wall until you reach a modern seating area. Look for an information board titled 'Lifeboats Gallantry'.
What is the name of the person who was awarded a silver medal after rescuing crew from the brig "Eva", which was wrecked on the Blackhall Rocks?
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Ferry Crossing
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Continue to the end of the town wall and search for information about the former ferry crossing.
What was the name of the last true ferryman who sadly died after slipping on the ferry steps in 1951?
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Chalybeate Spring
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Turn around and walk back along the town wall. Just beyond the seating area take the short ramp on the left down to a dark-grey bricked street. Carefully continue until you reach the end of the terrace and search for a Headland Story Trail information board by the road.
Which poet wrote in 1765 "I have been for two days at Hertlepool to taste the water and do assure you that nothing could be... nastier and better for you..."
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Saints of Hartlepool
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Face the Chalybeate Spring information board. Turn around and walk along Northgate. Carefully cross the road, walk past the single-story brick building pictured, then search for stone titled 'Saints of Hartlepool'.
What is the name of the Abbess who established the Monastery in 649 AD? (two words)
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Timeline Trail
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Enter the park behind the Saints of Hartlepool stone and follow the wavy timeline trail.
In which year was the 'Legend of the Hartlepool Monkey'?
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Ornamental Water Pump
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Follow the timeline trail and exit the park. Turn left, walk along the footpath, then look for an ornamental water pump on a small island in the road. Carefully cross to the island and look for a stone with carved writing.
On June 9th of which year did James Coyle say these words?
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Borough Hall
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Carefully return to the path and walk back in the direction of the timeline trail. Enter a large paved-stone square then cross toward the Borough Hall, pictured.
The foundation stone of the Borough Hall was laid by which former mayor on August 10th 1865.
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The Town Walls
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Face the Borough Hall and turn right. Look close by for an information board titled The Town Walls.
When complete the wall was about 6 metres high and 2 metres thick, and it was made from which type of locally quarried stone?
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St Hilda's Church
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Facing the information board turn right and after a short walk look for a Celtic cross in front of the imposing St Hilda's church.
These steps are from the original 'Pilgrims Cross' which once stood on the route from Hartlepool to which island? (one word)
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Morison Hall
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Take the diagonal path behind the Celtic cross, walk through the cut, and continue along the road the the left of St Hilda's church. Look for the ornate Morison Hall red brick building, pictured.
The name of which saint is carved on the stone above the door? (one word)
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Friarage Manor House
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Continue past Morison Hall then take the next left onto Friarage Gardens / Friar Street. Look for the ruins of the Friarage Manor House.
What is the well-known Christian symbol that can be seen engraved high above the front door of the ruins of the Friarage? (one word)
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Ornamental Signpost
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Continue along Friarage Gardens / Friar Street and look for a multi-directional sign.
Which quay can be found in the opposite direction to the Heugh Battery?
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Birds of Durham
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Continue along the path until you reach the Town Moor fields. Look on the fence by the diagonal path for an information board titled the Birds of Durham Heritage Project.
What is the name of one of the rarest birds to be recorded between the Tyne and the Tees in 1959/60? (four words)
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Fairy Cove
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Take the diagonal path and walk across the Town Moor, after a short walk you will return to the Fairy Cove Battery where you began this trail.
East of this point lies the ancient rock formation known as "Maidens Bower" which was said to be the haunt of which mythical creatures?
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