TV6198 : Eastbourne Pier

taken 6 years ago, near to Eastbourne, East Sussex, Great Britain

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Eastbourne Pier
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.
In 2009 the pier was up for sale for a guide price of 5million.
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The Eastbourne Pier fire of 30th July 2014 saw the arcade section of the pier destroyed.

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TV6198, 1217 images   (more nearby search)
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Date Taken
Thursday, 7 January, 2016   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 8 January, 2016
Geographical Context
Coastal  Historic sites and artefacts  City, Town centre 
Place (from Tags)
Eastbourne 
Primary Subject of Photo
Pier  Beach 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TV 6190 9879 [10m precision]
WGS84: 50:45.9668N 0:17.6660E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TV 6179 9882
View Direction
East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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