Description: Birnbeck Pier
Date Listed: 19 May 1983
English Heritage Building ID: 33180
OS Grid Reference: ST3070362481
OS Grid Coordinates: 330703, 162481
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3572, -2.9966
ST 3062 SE 5/5
Main pier connects Birnbeck Island to the mainland below the Prince Consort Gardens. Dated 1862, opened 1867. Designed by Eugenius Birch. Ironwork by the Isia 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
Source: English Heritage
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