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Statue of Sir John Franklin, Spilsby

Description: Statue of Sir John Franklin

Grade: II
Date Listed: 3 February 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 196181

OS Grid Reference: TF4013666126
OS Grid Coordinates: 540136, 366126
Latitude/Longitude: 53.1738, 0.0952

Location: High Street, Spilsby, Lincolnshire PE23 5DU

Locality: Spilsby
Local Authority: East Lindsey District Council
County: Lincolnshire
Country: England
Postcode: PE23 5DU

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Listing Text

TF 4066-4166
7/66 Statue to Sir John
Franklin (formerly
3.2.67 listed under High Street)
Statue of Sir John Franklin. 1861, by C. Bacon of London.
Portland stone, ashlar base, bronze figure. Tall square stone
base, with deep plinth, side panel inscribed "Sir John Franklin,
Discoverer of the North West Passage. Born at Spilsby April
1786, died in the Arctic regions, June 1847". The standing
figure is inscribed with the name of the sculptor. He stands
resting on an anchor, one hand holding a telescope.

Listing NGR: TF4013666126

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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