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Latitude: 54.284 / 54°17'2"N
Longitude: -0.3863 / 0°23'10"W
OS Eastings: 505153
OS Northings: 488800
OS Grid: TA051888
Mapcode National: GBR TLRX.51
Mapcode Global: WHGC1.1LB4
Plus Code: 9C6X7JM7+JF
Entry Name: East Pier old Pier vincent's Pier west Pier
Listing Date: 8 June 1973
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1242900
English Heritage Legacy ID: 443957
Location: Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO11
County: North Yorkshire
Electoral Ward/Division: Castle
Built-Up Area: Scarborough
Traditional County: Yorkshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire
Church of England Parish: Scarborough St Mary
Church of England Diocese: York
1. West Pier, Old Pier,
1605 Vincent's Pier,
TA 0488 4/5
TA 0588 4/5 22.12.53.
These piers form the Old Harbour and East Harbour. The oldest is the Old Pier
dating back in origin to the 2nd half of the C13 but in a ruinous state by
1565-66 when a large grant was made by Queen Elizabeth for its reconstruction,
later restorations as well: massive stone rubble with timber shearings, refaced
in parts. VINCENT'S PIER was built next soon after 1732 - also massive stone
rubble with timber shearings. This pier has the LIGHT HOUSE (qv). The EAST
PIER was built between circa 1790-1812 creating the East Harbour. Massive
stone blocks, set on curve, with sea wall. The WEST Pier was begun in 1817
as a southerly enclosing arm to the Old Harbour - similar massive stone blocks
to East Pier. Late C19 Harbour Master's office and Fish sheds.
Listing NGR: TA0515388800
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