Crank, Merseyside

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Crank
Village
Crank is located in Merseyside
Crank
Crank
Location within Merseyside
OS grid referenceSJ5045799710
Metropolitan borough
Metropolitan county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townST. HELENS
Postcode districtWA11
Dialling code01744
PoliceMerseyside
FireMerseyside
AmbulanceNorth West
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.

Within the boundaries of the historic county 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,[1] and is home to Fairfield Independent Hospital.[2]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "The Red Cat". The Red Cat, Crank. Retrieved 4 January 2017.
  2. ^ "Fairfield Independent Hospital". Fairfield Independent Hospital. Retrieved 4 January 2017.