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The Family Pier, 60m East of Brownsea Castle, Studland

Description: The Family Pier, 60m East of Brownsea Castle

Grade: II
Date Listed: 13 December 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 109076

OS Grid Reference: SZ0313187630
OS Grid Coordinates: 403131, 87630
Latitude/Longitude: 50.6883, -1.9570

Location: Poole BH13 7EE

Locality: Studland
Local Authority: Purbeck District Council
County: Dorset
Country: England
Postcode: BH13 7EE

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Listing Text


1/66 The Family Pier, 60m east
of Brownsea Castle


Covered pier, extending south-east from the walled garden at Brownsea Castle
(q.v.) mid C19. Main projecting section has brick walls, battlemented,and
glazed roof. This contains a number of C16 and C17 carved stone panels
imported from Venice in mid-C19. Terminal structure abutting jetty has
plastered walls and flat roof with battlemented parapet. Main range single-
storeyed, flanked by octagonal turrets of 3 stages at each end. In Victorian
Tudor style. Central 4-centred arched doorway under hoodmould, surmounted
by carving of Lion of Saint Mark. Each side of doorway a mullioned window
with hoodmould. At each end, below turret, a 4-centred arched doorway with
hoodmould. Turrets have blocked 4-centred arched windows in each stage and
battlemented parapets. A National Trust property. RCHM Monument 3 (Dorset
Vol. II).

Listing NGR: SZ0313187630

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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