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Latitude: 51.6115 / 51°36'41"N
Longitude: -3.9663 / 3°57'58"W
OS Eastings: 263946
OS Northings: 192129
OS Grid: SS639921
Mapcode National: GBR WNF.JZ
Mapcode Global: VH4K9.6RJH
Entry Name: Swansea Jack Memorial
Listing Date: 25 July 1994
Last Amended: 25 July 1994
Source ID: 14598
Building Class: Commemorative
Location: On Esplanade opposite SW corner of St Helen’s cricket and rugby ground.
Traditional County: Glamorgan
Late 1930’s monument erected over grave of ‘Swansea Jack’, retriever dog said to have saved 27 human and 2 canine lives from drowning in 1930’s.
Granite base with blocks to ends supporting further granite slab with inscription recording Swansea Jack’s exploits. Bronze relief head of Swansea Jack to L. Signed J Cecil Jones, Swansea.
Included for historic interest of local canine hero.
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