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Halden Pier, Torquay Harbour

A Grade II Listed Building in Torquay, Torbay

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Latitude: 50.4572 / 50°27'26"N

Longitude: -3.527 / 3°31'37"W

OS Eastings: 291698

OS Northings: 63046

OS Grid: SX916630

Mapcode National: GBR QV.XRDD

Mapcode Global: FRA 37HV.9RL

Plus Code: 9C2RFF4F+V5

Entry Name: Halden Pier, Torquay Harbour

Listing Date: 3 May 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1202954

English Heritage Legacy ID: 390451

Location: Tormohun, Torbay, TQ1

County: Torbay

Electoral Ward/Division: Tormohun

Built-Up Area: Torquay

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

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SX9063 (South side)
885-1/17/483 Halden Pier, Torquay Harbour


Pier. 1867. Engineer JP Margery, contractor, James
Mountstephen, patron, Sir Lawrence Palk. Local grey limestone
rubble "a good deal of the material found by the lowering of
Beacon Hill" (Russell). An outer pier or breakwater, about
300m long, giving the old harbour extra protection and
creating a large, outer harbour. Built at a cost of nearly
ยป70,000. An important component of the C19 harbour at Torquay.
(Percy Russell: A History of Torquay: Torquay: 1960-: 140).

Listing NGR: SX9169863046

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