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Latitude: 49.9169 / 49°55'0"N
Longitude: -6.3173 / 6°19'2"W
OS Eastings: 90192
OS Northings: 10788
OS Grid: SV901107
Mapcode National: GBR BXSX.34N
Mapcode Global: VGYC4.GC42
Entry Name: The Pier
Listing Date: 12 February 1975
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1141209
English Heritage Legacy ID: 62474
Location: St. Mary's, Isles of Scilly, TR21
County: Isles of Scilly
Civil Parish: St. Mary's
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall
SV9010 HUGH TOWN
1358-0/8/39 The Pier
Quay and breakwater. Begun by Francis Godolphin soon after
1601, rebuilt 1740 and 1748; new pier extending north to Rat
Island built 1835-8 for Augustus Smith, Lord Proprietor of the
Islands; lengthened 1889 for the flower trade. Granite rubble
to earlier arm into harbour partly in vertically-coursed dry
stonewall technique, and shaped granite blockwork to later
arms. Breakwater has canted wall on sea side. Two granite
piers at south entrance and cast-iron upturned cannon reused
as bollards. The construction of a pier for the new harbour,
St. Mary's Port, was associated with the fortification of the
Hugh begun by Godolphin which included Star Castle and the
Garrison walls (q.v.).
(B.H. St.J.O'Neil: Isles of Scilly: London (HMSO): 1950-: 26;
Borlase, William: Observations on the .... Islands of Scilly:
Oxford: 1754-: 14).
Listing NGR: SV9019210788
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