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The Family Pier, 60m East of Brownsea Castle

A Grade II Listed Building in Studland, Dorset

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Latitude: 50.6883 / 50°41'17"N

Longitude: -1.957 / 1°57'25"W

OS Eastings: 403131

OS Northings: 87630

OS Grid: SZ031876

Mapcode National: GBR 44B.Q23

Mapcode Global: FRA 67S8.3DZ

Entry Name: The Family Pier, 60m East of Brownsea Castle

Listing Date: 13 December 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1120278

English Heritage Legacy ID: 109076

Location: Studland, Purbeck, Dorset, BH13

County: Dorset

District: Purbeck

Civil Parish: Studland

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Parkstone St Peter and St Osmund with Branksea St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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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

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