SH5873 : Entrance to Garth Pier (Bangor Pier)

taken 3 years ago, near to Bangor, Gwynedd, Great Britain

Entrance to Garth Pier (Bangor Pier)
Entrance to Garth Pier (Bangor Pier)
The entrance to Garth Pier (also known as Bangor Pier). The entrance fee is 50p per adult using an honesty box (the red box under the yellow 'pay here' sign).
Garth Pier
Garth Pier is a Grade II* listed structure LinkExternal link in Bangor, North Wales. At 1,500 feet in length, it is the second-longest pier in Wales, and the ninth longest in the British Isles.
Designed by J.J. Webster of Westminster, London. The wooden deck has a series of octagonal kiosks with roofs, plus street lighting, which lead to a pontoon landing stage for pleasure steamers on the Menai Strait.
Opened to the public on 14 May 1896, the ceremony performed by George Douglas-Pennant, 2nd Baron Penrhyn.
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 8 February, 2017   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 11 March, 2017
Geographical Context
Coastal 
Country (from Tags)
Wales 
County (from Tags)
Gwynedd 
Place (from Tags)
Bangor 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SH 5843 7321 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:14.2195N 4:7.3606W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SH 5845 7318
View Direction
North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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