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Saltburn Pier

A Grade II* Listed Building in Saltburn-by-the-Sea, Redcar and Cleveland

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Latitude: 54.5873 / 54°35'14"N

Longitude: -0.9701 / 0°58'12"W

OS Eastings: 466656

OS Northings: 521830

OS Grid: NZ666218

Mapcode National: GBR PHND.SC

Mapcode Global: WHF82.2YBP

Entry Name: Saltburn Pier

Listing Date: 20 May 1974

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1387526

English Heritage Legacy ID: 475497

Location: Saltburn, Marske and New Marske, Redcar and Cleveland, TS12

County: Redcar and Cleveland

Civil Parish: Saltburn, Marske and New Marske

Built-Up Area: Saltburn-by-the-Sea

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Saltburn Emmanuel

Church of England Diocese: York

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Listing Text


SALTBURN, MARSKE AND NEW MARSKE

NZ6621NE LOWER PROMENADE, Saltburn
802-1/8/44 (North side)
20/05/74 Saltburn Pier
(Formerly Listed as:
SALTBURN AND MARSKE BY THE SEA
SALTBURN BY THE SEA
Saltburn Pier)

GV II*

Pier. 1867-1869, restored 1978. John Anderson engineer and
building contractor, for the Saltburn-by-the-Sea Pier Company.
Cast-iron flanged pipe uprights; wrought-iron cross-ties and
diagonals; wood deck beams and deck. Reported to be
approximately 207m long. 20 triple trusses are tied and cross
braced by iron bars. Each truss has outer columns thrust
outwards at base.
HISTORY: wood beams across support lengthwise beams of deck.
The first seaside pier in the north east of England. Some
renewed steel trestles (Nos 21-30) removed during restoration.
Anderson's design possibly derived from Brunlees' designs for
cast-iron railway causeways. Truncated from 457m to 381m after
storms in 1875. Acquired in 1879 by the Saltburn Improvement
Company. Iron work was carried out by Messrs Cochrane and
Grove of Ormesby Foundry. Shortened after 1974 storms but
remaining structure unchanged.
(Industrial Archaeology Review: Spring 1980: Harrison JK and
Harrison A: 148-9; Piers information sheets: Mickleburgh T:
Saltburn Pier, Yorkshire: Wilmington, Dartford).


Listing NGR: NZ6665621830

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