SD2606 : Ruins of lifeboat station, Formby Point

taken 12 years ago, 3 km from Freshfield, Sefton, Great Britain

Ruins of lifeboat station, Formby Point
Ruins of lifeboat station, Formby Point
Britain's first lifeboat station was here by 1776. In 1793 when rebuilt it was 100 yards above high water - now it is at high water. It was a lifeboat station until 1918. The building was used as a cafe, and was demolished in 1965.
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SD2606, 37 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Monday, 26 December, 2005   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 28 December, 2005
Category
Lifeboat station   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 269 062 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:32.8395N 3:6.2827W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 2686 0621
View Direction
East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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