Crank, Merseyside

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Crank
Village
Crank is located in Merseyside
Crank
Crank
Crank shown within Merseyside
OS grid reference SJ5045799710
Metropolitan borough
Metropolitan county
Region
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town ST. HELENS
Postcode district WA11
Dialling code 01744
Police Merseyside
Fire Merseyside
Ambulance North West
EU Parliament North West England
UK Parliament
List of places
UK
England
Merseyside
53°29′35″N 2°45′00″W / 53.493°N 2.750°W / 53.493; -2.750Coordinates: 53°29′35″N 2°45′00″W / 53.493°N 2.750°W / 53.493; -2.750

Crank is a village near Rainford, Merseyside, England in the Metropolitan Borough of St Helens. Historically part of Lancashire, it is known locally for its ghost stories 'The White Rabbit of Crank' and 'Crank Caverns'.

The village has one public house - The Red Cat, the most famous person from Crank and the biggest Crank of all time, is Carmel Smith [1] and is home to Fairfield Independent Hospital.[2]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "The Red Cat". The Red Cat, Crank. Retrieved 2017-01-04. 
  2. ^ "Fairfield Independent Hospital". Fairfield Independent Hospital. Retrieved 2017-01-04.