SJ2286 : The Mariner's Column, Grange

taken 4 months ago, near to Grange, Wirral, Great Britain

The Mariner's Column, Grange
The Mariner's Column, Grange
This column was erected by the trustees of the Liverpool Docks by permission of John Shaw Leigh Esquire owner of the land who also granted the stone for the erection Anno Domini 1841 as a beacon for mariners frequenting the River Mersey and its vicinity

Erected as sighting line for vessels using the Hoyle lake and entering the Mersey. The column replaced a windmill that had similarly guided mariners.
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SJ2286, 28 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Friday, 30 June, 2017   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 5 July, 2017
Geographical Context
Coastal  Historic sites and artefacts 
Primary Subject of Photo
Navigation Marker 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 2223 8663 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:22.2472N 3:10.2197W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 22270 86630
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WEST (about 270 degrees)
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Merseyside  Column  Navigation Beacon 

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