SX2552 : Banjo pier head, Looe

taken 3 years ago, near to East Looe, Cornwall, Great Britain

Banjo pier head, Looe
Banjo pier head, Looe
"The first {banjo pier} and thus the prototype for many others around the world. It was designed by Joseph Thomas and built by Daniel Taylor" LinkExternal link . LinkExternal link gives the date 1899, and describes it as a "round end of granite ashlar". At its centre is a red navigation marker, with a red and white flashing light.

Beyond, out of square, are reefs at Pen Rock and The Limmicks, with Millandreath and the cliffs towards Seaton.
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 16 September, 2014   (more nearby)
Thursday, 18 September, 2014
Geographical Context
Coastal  Historic sites and artefacts  Housing, Dwellings  Docks, Harbours  Rocks, Scree, Cliffs 
Long Distance Path (from Tags)
South West Coast Path 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SX 2572 5299 [10m precision]
WGS84: 50:21.0579N 4:27.0659W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SX 2568 5292
View Direction
North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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Pierhead  Listed Structure  Navigation Marker  Coastal Rocks  Harbour Entrance  Cliffs  Coastal Scenery  Houses  Reefs 

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