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Statue of Sir John Franklin

A Grade II Listed Building in Spilsby, Lincolnshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.1738 / 53°10'25"N

Longitude: 0.0952 / 0°5'42"E

OS Eastings: 540136

OS Northings: 366126

OS Grid: TF401661

Mapcode National: GBR KVN.0WL

Mapcode Global: WHJLY.FHK7

Entry Name: Statue of Sir John Franklin

Listing Date: 3 February 1967

Last Amended: 28 October 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1146706

English Heritage Legacy ID: 196181

Location: Spilsby, East Lindsey, Lincolnshire, PE23

County: Lincolnshire

District: East Lindsey

Civil Parish: Spilsby

Built-Up Area: Spilsby

Traditional County: Lincolnshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lincolnshire

Church of England Parish: Spilsby St James

Church of England Diocese: Lincoln

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Listing Text

SPILSBY MARKET PLACE
TF 4066-4166
7/66 Statue to Sir John
Franklin (formerly
3.2.67 listed under High Street)
G.V. II
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

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