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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1146706
English Heritage Legacy ID: 196181
Location: Spilsby, East Lindsey, Lincolnshire, PE23
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
SPILSBY MARKET PLACE
7/66 Statue to Sir John
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
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