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List entry Summary

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

Name: LIFEBOAT MONUMENT OPPOSITE SCARISBRICK AVENUE

List entry Number: 1379732

Location

LIFEBOAT MONUMENT OPPOSITE SCARISBRICK AVENUE, PROMENADE

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

County District District Type Parish
SeftonMetropolitan Authority

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 29-Jul-1999

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 479137

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

SOUTHPORT

SD3317SW PROMENADE 664-1/11/157 (West side) Lifeboat Monument opposite Scarisbrick Avenue

GV II

Monumental obelisk. Commemorates the loss of the lifeboat "Eliza Fernley" with 14 crew in 1886; the commissioning of the lifeboat "Edith and Annie" in 1888; the achievements of 2 other former lifeboats; and the public holiday celebrating the majority of the Corporation of this borough and the jubilee of Queen Victoria. Erected 28 June 1888. Grey granite. Base of 3 square steps, plinth with corner colonettes and bronze plaques, obelisk with chamfered corners. The plaque on the south side is blank but the others are lettered, that on the north side recording the loss of the "Eliza Fernley" while attempting the rescue of the crew of the German barque "Mexico" during a storm on 9 December 1886 (also commemorated by Eliza Fernley monument in cemetery, Duke Street, qv).





Listing NGR: SD3336017362

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National Grid Reference: SD 33360 17362

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