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Great Crosby, Sefton

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Great Crosby, Sefton

Great Crosby is an area of the town of Crosby, in the Metropolitan Borough of Sefton, Merseyside, England.
Administrative CountySefton
Traditional CountyLancashire
OS GridSJ3299
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionNorth West
Police AuthorityMerseyside
Fire and Rescue AuthorityMerseyside
Fire and Rescue AuthorityMerseyside
Ambulance AuthorityNorth West
Dialling code0151

Other names by which Great Crosby, Sefton has been known in the past

Crosby ~ Crosby Great

Great Crosby, Sefton in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Crosby.-- or Great Crosby, coast town and township with ry. sta. (Croaby), Sefton par., SW. Lancashire, 6½ miles NW. of Liverpool and 208 miles NW. of London -- township, 2168 ac. and 1700 foreshore, pop. 9373; town, pop. 5033; P.O., T.O., called Great C. C., situated near C. Point, at the mouth of the Mersey, is a bathing-place. In vicinity is C. Hall, seat of the Blundell family, who have held the manor for upwards of seven centuries. C. Channel, between Jordan Bank and Great Burba Bank, is 7 miles long, and forms the chief entrance to the Mersey. N. of C. Point is a lighthouse, with fixed light (Crosby) 95 ft. above high-water and seen 12 m., and in C. Channel is a light-vessel, with fixed light (Crosby) seen 8 miles.

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