2015

SD4578 : Arnside Pier

taken 8 years ago, near to Arnside, Cumbria, England

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Arnside Pier
Arnside Pier
The pier was built in 1860 by the Ulverston & Lancaster Railway company when their nearby viaduct stopped ships sailing up the estuary to Milnthorpe. The remains of the wooden structure it replaced can still just be seen at low tide in the mud alongside. The pier had to be rebuilt after storms in the late 1930s and 1983. A parade of shops faces the pier on the promenade.

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Geographical Context: Coastal Village, Rural settlement Estuary, Marine Primary Subject: Pier
This photo is linked from: Automatic Clusters: · Arnside Pier [49] · Arnside Promenade [36] · Railway Viaduct [18] · Low Tide [11] Title Clusters: · Arnside Pier [10] ·
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SD4578, 238 images   (more nearby 🔍)
Photographer
Steve Whalley   (more nearby)
Date Taken
Saturday, 19 December, 2015   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 19 December, 2015
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 4564 7882 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:12.1339N 2:50.0894W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 4557 7885
View Direction
East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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