TV6198 : Fire Damage at Eastbourne Pier

taken 3 years ago, near to Eastbourne, East Sussex, Great Britain

Fire Damage at Eastbourne Pier
Fire Damage at Eastbourne Pier
In spite of the fire the pier reopened on 27.9.14
Eastbourne Pier
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.
Eastbourne Pier fire
Eastbourne Pier caught fire at around 3:15pm on the 30th July 2014, and was put out around 3 hours later. The fire started in the arcade near the front of the pier, where around 100 people were evacuated. No one was hurt.
Creative Commons Licence [Some Rights Reserved]   © Copyright PAUL FARMER and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence.
1:50,000 Modern Day Landranger(TM) Map © Crown Copyright
+
+
1:50,000 Modern Day Landranger(TM) Map © Crown Copyright
TIP: Click the map for Large scale mapping
Change to interactive Map >
Grid Square
TV6198, 936 images   (more nearby )
Photographer
  (find more nearby)
Date Taken
Sunday, 28 September, 2014   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 28 September, 2014
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts 
County (from Tags)
Sussex 
Place (from Tags)
Sussex  Eastbourne 
Primary Subject of Photo
Pier 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TV 6184 9885 [10m precision]
WGS84: 50:46.0002N 0:17.6166E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TV 6188 9881
View Direction
Northwest (about 315 degrees)
Looking for a postcode? Try this pageExternal link
Clickable map
+

Other Tags
Eastbourne  Fire Damage  Fire Damaged  Sussex  Pier  Fire Damaged Pier 

Click a tag, to view other nearby images.

Image classification(about): Geograph
This page has been viewed about 16 times.
View this location: KML (Google Earth) · Google MapsExternal link · Bing MapsExternal link · OS Map Checksheet · Geograph Map · geotagged! More Links for this image
NW N NE
W Go E
SW S SE
[Mark
You are not logged in login | register