History in Structure

This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.

Birnbeck Pier

A Grade II* Listed Building in Weston-Super-Mare, North Somerset

We don't have any photos of this building yet. Why don't you be the first to send us one?

Upload Photo »

Approximate Location Map
Large Map »


Latitude: 51.3572 / 51°21'25"N

Longitude: -2.9966 / 2°59'47"W

OS Eastings: 330703

OS Northings: 162481

OS Grid: ST307624

Mapcode National: GBR J5.TQZK

Mapcode Global: VH7CK.04PY

Entry Name: Birnbeck Pier

Listing Date: 19 May 1983

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1129718

English Heritage Legacy ID: 33180

Location: Weston-Super-Mare, North Somerset, BS22

County: North Somerset

Civil Parish: Weston-super-Mare

Built-Up Area: Weston-Super-Mare

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

Find accommodation in

Listing Text

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 21/03/2017

ST 3062 SE 5/5

Birnbeck Pier

Main pier connects Birnbeck Island to the mainland below the Prince Consort Gardens. Dated 1862, opened 1867. Designed by Eugenius Birch. Ironwork by the Isca 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

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

Recommended Books

Other nearby listed buildings

BritishListedBuildings.co.uk is an independent online resource and is not associated with any government department. All government data published here is used under licence. Please do not contact BritishListedBuildings.co.uk for any queries related to any individual listed building, planning permission related to listed buildings or the listing process itself.

British Listed Buildings is a Good Stuff website.