HARBOUR WHARFS AND PIERS INCLUDING THE TWO LIGHT-HOUSES (ONE DISUSED)

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1143383
Date first listed:
04-Jun-1952
Statutory Address:
HARBOUR WHARFS AND PIERS INCLUDING THE TWO LIGHT-HOUSES (ONE DISUSED)

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Location

Statutory Address:
HARBOUR WHARFS AND PIERS INCLUDING THE TWO LIGHT-HOUSES (ONE DISUSED)

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

District:
Cornwall (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
St. Ives
National Grid Reference:
SW5208840784

Details

SW 54 SW 1/280

Harbour wharfs and piers including the two light-houses (one disused) 4.6.52.

II* Smeaton's Pier to the north east of the harbour was built between 1767 and 1770, designed by John Smeaton. In the design the attractive squat lighthouse at the end of this pier is of coursed granite ashlar, octagonal form on large square plinth, domed mental roof and iron railed balcony. It is largely used as a lighthouse.

Smeaton's Pier was lengthened 1888- 90 and at its head is a small octagonal lighthouse. Including the West Pier which was erected in 1894 for shipping roadstone from a local quarry. Also including the harbour wharfs along north and west harbour, ramped walls and slipways.

Listing NGR: SW5208840784

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
68910
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: 18 May 2001
Reference: IOE01/03356/03
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