TV6197 : Grand Parade Beach

taken 6 years ago, near to Eastbourne, East Sussex, Great Britain

Grand Parade Beach
Grand Parade Beach
A groyned shingle beach accessed from King Edward's Parade and Grand Parade. The martello tower and pier and also seen.
Eastbourne Pier :: TV6198
The 300m long Victorian pier was officially opened in 1870, however work did not finish until 1872.
The Concert Hall and Pavilion were added in 1888. Above the concert hall is one of the earliest Victorian camera obscuras LinkExternal link
The pier was reclassified to Grade II* listed in May 2009 LinkExternal link
In 2009 the pier was up for sale for a guide price of 5million.
See more piers of Great Britain LinkExternal link

The Eastbourne Pier fire of 30th July 2014 saw the arcade section of the pier destroyed.
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Date Taken
Thursday, 2 February, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 4 February, 2012
Geographical Context
Coastal 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TV 610 978 [100m precision]
WGS84: 50:45.4690N 0:16.9100E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TV 599 968
View Direction
Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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