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John Cross Memorial Drinking Fountain

A Grade II Listed Building in Crosby, Sefton

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.4646 / 53°27'52"N

Longitude: -3.0075 / 3°0'26"W

OS Eastings: 333213

OS Northings: 396903

OS Grid: SJ332969

Mapcode National: GBR 7XFC.PR

Mapcode Global: WH870.S52S

Entry Name: John Cross Memorial Drinking Fountain

Listing Date: 20 December 1996

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1257365

English Heritage Legacy ID: 463984

Location: Sefton, L21

County: Sefton

Electoral Ward/Division: Linacre

Built-Up Area: Crosby

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Merseyside

Church of England Parish: Litherland St Andrew with Seaforth St Thomas

Church of England Diocese: Liverpool

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Listing Text


CROSBY

SJ39NW SEAFORTH ROAD
778-1/3/115 (West side)
John Cross Memorial Drinking
Fountain

II

Memorial drinking fountain. Dated 1912. Commemorates John
Cross, superintendent of police. Limestone with bronze plaque.
Square round-headed pillar with projected segmental bowl to
round-headed niche, and above this a bronze plaque with a
small relief portrait of John Cross in officer's cap, and
lettering commemorating 17 years of public service
distinguished by kindness to the people of Seaforth, including
the organisation of soup kitchens for the poor.


Listing NGR: SJ3321396903

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

Description


CROSBY

SJ39NW SEAFORTH ROAD
778-1/3/115 (West side)
John Cross Memorial Drinking
Fountain

II

Memorial drinking fountain. Dated 1912. Commemorates John
Cross, superintendent of police. Limestone with bronze plaque.
Square round-headed pillar with projected segmental bowl to
round-headed niche, and above this a bronze plaque with a
small relief portrait of John Cross in officer's cap, and
lettering commemorating 17 years of public service
distinguished by kindness to the people of Seaforth, including
the organisation of soup kitchens for the poor.


Listing NGR: SJ3321396903

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