BIRNBECK PIER

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1129718
Date first listed:
19-May-1983
Statutory Address:
BIRNBECK PIER, BIRNBECK PIER

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Location

Statutory Address:
BIRNBECK PIER, BIRNBECK PIER

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

District:
North Somerset (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Weston-Super-Mare
National Grid Reference:
ST 30703 62481

Details

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 21/03/2017

ST 3062 SE 5/5

BIRNBECK PIER Birnbeck Pier

GV II* Main pier connects Birnbeck Island to the mainland below the Prince Consort Gardens. Dated 1862, opened 1867. Designed by Eugenius Birch. Ironwork by the Isca Foundry of Newport, Gwent. Iron girder piers with cross girders to side of deck. Deck supports and tubular iron legs, with outward splay, grouped in fours and linked by braces. Wooden deck is flanked by continuous cantilevered seating with curved open-work backs and hand rails and swan-neck stanchions. Small bays project at intervals along the sides. Cast iron lamp standards, to sides of pier.

Listing NGR: ST3070362481

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
33180
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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Date: 21 Sep 2001
Reference: IOE01/04961/11
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