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The Pier

A Grade II Listed Building in Lynton, Devon

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Latitude: 51.232 / 51°13'55"N

Longitude: -3.8307 / 3°49'50"W

OS Eastings: 272276

OS Northings: 149683

OS Grid: SS722496

Mapcode National: GBR L1.2PCC

Mapcode Global: VH4M9.K96D

Entry Name: The Pier

Listing Date: 19 July 1950

Last Amended: 9 June 1995

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1201156

English Heritage Legacy ID: 376544

Location: Lynton and Lynmouth, North Devon, Devon, EX35

County: Devon

District: North Devon

Civil Parish: Lynton and Lynmouth

Built-Up Area: Lynton

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Countisbury with Lynmouth St John the Evangelist

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text


SS7149 THE ESPLANADE, Lynmouth
858-1/4/88 (North side)
19/07/50 The Pier
(Formerly Listed as:
The Quay)


Pier, part of general quay construction. Late C18 or early
C19, badly damaged by floods 1952, rebuilt 1954. Rubble and
dressed granite, asphalt paving. A short length of vertical
quay wall, projecting NE from the junction of The Esplanade
with Lynmouth Street. The wall on the outer, NW side is in
roughly squared granite blocks, brought to a weathered and
rounded flush granite parapet approx 1.5m high, returning
across the end, and containing the path, which passes under
the Rhenish Tower (qv), and has tubular railings to the SE
side. From a broader platform raised on 2 steps at the street
end is a long ramp, and beyond the Tower a flight of 20 steps
set into the wall.

Listing NGR: SS7227649683

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

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