ST3062 : Weston-Super-Mare - Birnbeck Pier

taken 8 years ago, 3 km from Kewstoke, North Somerset, Great Britain

Weston-Super-Mare - Birnbeck Pier
Weston-Super-Mare - Birnbeck Pier
This is the former tollbooth for the pier, it is now used as an information room for the Friends Of The Pier.
Birnbeck Pier is a pier is situated on the Bristol Channel approximately 18 miles south west of Bristol. It links the mainland with Birnbeck Island, a 1.2 hectares rocky island just to the west of Worlebury Hill, and is the only pier in the country which links the mainland to an island.
The grade II listed pier was designed by Eugenius Birch and opened in 1867. The gothic toll house and pierhead buildings were designed by local architect Hans Price. The pier has been closed to the public since 1994.
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Date Taken
Sunday, 16 October, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 26 February, 2012
Geographical Context
Coastal 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 308 624 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:21.3864N 2:59.7111W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 3084 6242
View Direction
Southwest (about 225 degrees)
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