SD3036 : Blackpool North Pier

taken 8 years ago, near to Blackpool, Great Britain

Blackpool North Pier
Blackpool North Pier
Blackpool is the only town in the United Kingdom with three piers; the North Pier was completed in 1863, followed by the Central Pier in 1868 and the South Pier in 1893.

In this view the end-of-pier audience basks in the late season sun while the organist (out of shot) entertains. The graceful ironwork of the Victorian wind-break is in sharp contrast to the stark lines of the edifice in the background - even the litter bin exhibits some attempt at design!
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 23 September, 2009   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 6 October, 2009
Category
Attraction   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 301 363 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:49.1284N 3:3.7302W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 301 363
View Direction
Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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