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Harbour Wharfs and Piers Including the Two Light-Houses (One Disused)

A Grade II* Listed Building in St Ives, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.215 / 50°12'54"N

Longitude: -5.4764 / 5°28'34"W

OS Eastings: 152088

OS Northings: 40784

OS Grid: SW520407

Mapcode National: GBR DXV3.QBC

Mapcode Global: VH12F.1V7K

Entry Name: Harbour Wharfs and Piers Including the Two Light-Houses (One Disused)

Listing Date: 4 June 1952

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1143383

English Heritage Legacy ID: 68910

Location: St. Ives, Cornwall, TR26

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: St. Ives

Built-Up Area: St Ives

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: St Ives

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text

SW 54 SW
1/280

Harbour wharfs and piers including the two light-houses (one disused)

4.6.52.

II*
Smeaton's Pier to the north east of the harbour was built between 1767 and 1770, designed by John Smeaton. In the design the attractive squat lighthouse at the end of this pier is of coursed granite ashlar, octagonal form on large square plinth, domed mental roof and iron railed balcony. It is largely used as a lighthouse.

Smeaton's Pier was lengthened 1888- 90 and at its head is a small octagonal lighthouse. Including the West Pier which was erected in 1894 for shipping roadstone from a local quarry. Also including the harbour wharfs along north and west harbour, ramped walls and slipways.

Listing NGR: SW5208840784

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

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