HALDEN PIER, TORQUAY HARBOUR

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1202954
Date first listed:
03-May-1994
Statutory Address:
HALDEN PIER, TORQUAY HARBOUR

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Location

Statutory Address:
HALDEN PIER, TORQUAY HARBOUR

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

District:
Torbay (Unitary Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SX 91698 63046

Details

TORQUAY

SX9063 (South side) 885-1/17/483 Halden Pier, Torquay Harbour

GV II

Pier. 1867. Engineer JP Margery, contractor, James Mountstephen, patron, Sir Lawrence Palk. Local grey limestone rubble "a good deal of the material found by the lowering of Beacon Hill" (Russell). An outer pier or breakwater, about 300m long, giving the old harbour extra protection and creating a large, outer harbour. Built at a cost of nearly »70,000. An important component of the C19 harbour at Torquay. (Percy Russell: A History of Torquay: Torquay: 1960-: 140).

Listing NGR: SX9169863046

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
390451
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Russell, P, A History of Torquay, (1960), 140

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: 05 Sep 2007
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