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Shanklin Pier, Shanklin

Description: Shanklin Pier

Grade: II
Date Listed: 14 February 1992
English Heritage Building ID: 310250

OS Grid Reference: SZ5870181382
OS Grid Coordinates: 458701, 81382
Latitude/Longitude: 50.6292, -1.1714

Location: 21-28 Esplanade, Shanklin PO37 6BH

Locality: Shanklin
County: Isle of Wight
Country: England
Postcode: PO37 6BH

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Listing Text

1352-0/8/188 Shanklin Pier

Pleasure pier. Built in 1891, partially rebuilt in 1927 and
otherwise altered C20. Cast iron construction with slender
columns in groups of 4 and wooden boarding and pavilions.
1200ft long. Boarded promenade with iron railings and landing
stage at far end. Entrance to pier flanked by octagonal wooden
lodges with deep eaved pyramidal roofs. Central 2 storey
wooden pavilion replacing earlier pavilion in 1927 with raised
enclosed galleries to sides. Barrel-vaulted tarred roof with
canted domed ends and small central lantern. One octagonal
pavilion remains on left-hand side. End pavilion over landing
stage and its octagonal kiosks are now missing. C20 additions
including slide not of special interest. Severely damaged by
1987 hurricane.

Listing NGR: SZ5870181382

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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