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This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: LAURA JANET MONUMENT APPROXIMATELY 30 METRES NORTH OF CHURCH OF ST CUTHBERT

List entry Number: 1297684

Location

LAURA JANET MONUMENT APPROXIMATELY 30 METRES NORTH OF CHURCH OF ST CUTHBERT, CHURCH ROAD

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County District District Type Parish
LancashireFyldeDistrict Authority

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 15-Feb-1993

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 385255

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Details

LYTHAM ST ANNES

SD32NE CHURCH ROAD, Lytham 621-1/3/41 (North side) "Laura Janet" monument approx. 30 metres north of Church of St Cuthbert

GV II

Monument to crew of St Annes lifeboat. Late C19. Commemorates 7 members of the crew of the lifeboat "Laura Janet" who perished while attempting to rescue the crew of the German barque "Mexico" during a storm on the night of 9 December 1886. Red sandstone. Gothic style, in the form of a pinnacled tabernacle approx. 4 metres high; mounted on a square platform of 2 low steps, with a stepped plinth, cross-gabled blind tabernacle with cusped arches and steep gablets, surmounted by a short arcaded shaft with crocketed pinnacle. The arch on the east side contains carving depicting the crew rowing the boat through heavy sea, below which is a memorial inscription including a list of their names; the other arches contain various inscriptions. See also the lifeboat monument at South Promenade, St Annes. Forms group with church of St Cuthbert (q.v.).

Listing NGR: SD3570327257

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National Grid Reference: SD 35703 27257

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