Lifeboat Monument Approximately 100 Metres South East Of St Annes Pier

22 Aug 1999
Lifeboat Monument Approximately 100 Metres South East Of St Annes Pier, South Promenade, Lytham St Annes, Fylde, Lancashire, FY8 1NB
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.


SD32NW SOUTH PROMENADE, St Annes 621-1/2/110 (South West side) Lifeboat monument approx. 100m SE of St Annes Pier


Monument to crew of St Anne's lifeboat. c.1890, by W.B.Rhind of Edinburgh. Commemorates 13 crew of lifeboat, drowned 1886. Sandstone. Ashlar plinth approx. 2 metres square and 2 metres high, the base tapered; tall rock pedestal approx. 3 metres high surmounted by over-life-size statue of lifeboatman. A lettered panel on the south side of the pedestal records that the monument was erected by public subscription, listing the names of the crew who lost their lives attempting to rescue the crew of the German barque "Mexico" wrecked off Southport on 9 December 1886; and the east side of the base is inscribed "W.B.RHIND Sc EDINBUGH". (See also the "Laura Janet" monument in the churchyard of the church of St Cuthbert, Church Road, Lytham.)

Listing NGR: SD3192428563


This is part of the Series: IOE01/1891 IOE Records taken by G M Smith; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Mr G M Smith. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

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Photographer: Smith, G M

Rights Holder: Smith, G M


Ashlar, Sandstone, Victorian Statue, 20th Century Gardens Parks And Urban Spaces, Sculpture, Garden Ornament, Street Furniture, Commemorative Monument, Commemorative