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Laura Janet Monument Approximately 30 Metres North of Church of St Cuthbert

A Grade II Listed Building in Lytham St Anne's, Lancashire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.7377 / 53°44'15"N

Longitude: -2.9762 / 2°58'34"W

OS Eastings: 335703

OS Northings: 427257

OS Grid: SD357272

Mapcode National: GBR 7TN6.GV

Mapcode Global: WH85P.890Y

Entry Name: Laura Janet Monument Approximately 30 Metres North of Church of St Cuthbert

Listing Date: 15 February 1993

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1297684

English Heritage Legacy ID: 385255

Location: Fylde, Lancashire, FY8

County: Lancashire

District: Fylde

Town: Fylde

Electoral Ward/Division: Clifton

Built-Up Area: Lytham St Anne's

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Lytham St Cuthbert

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

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Listing Text


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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