Eastbourne Pier :: Shared Description
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 Link
The pier was reclassified to Grade II* listed in May 2009 Link
In 2009 the pier was up for sale for a guide price of £5million.
See more piers of Great Britain Link
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Created: Sun, 8 Nov 2009, Updated: Mon, 30 Nov 2009
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