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STATUE OF SIR JOHN FRANKLIN

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: STATUE OF SIR JOHN FRANKLIN

List entry Number: 1146706

Location

STATUE OF SIR JOHN FRANKLIN, MARKET PLACE

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

County: Lincolnshire

District: East Lindsey

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Spilsby

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 03-Feb-1967

Date of most recent amendment: 28-Oct-1987

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 196181

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

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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National Grid Reference: TF 40136 66126

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