TQ3104 : Snailspace #22 East Street

taken 4 months ago, near to Brighton and Hove, Great Britain

Snailspace #22 East Street
Snailspace #22 East Street
Title: Goldie
Artist: Charlie Langhorne
Sponsor: Brighton College
Brighton Palace Pier :: TQ3103
Opened in 1899, Brighton Palace Pier was one of the last piers to be constructed in England. Designed by R St George Moore, it was to be built solely as an amusement and pleasure emporium. At 1,760ft (533.3m) in length, and boasting a wider than usual deck, the pier had everything the discerning tripper could wish for. A 1,500-seater pavilion at the seaward end was complemented by smaller pavilions containing dining rooms, grill rooms, smoking rooms and reading rooms. There were ornamental arches for the electrical illuminations, and an electric tramway ran up the centre. Provision for bathers at the pier head, and a landing stage for pleasure craft completed the picture.

In 1984 the pier was purchased by the Noble organisation who renamed it Brighton Pier however most locals still prefer to continue to refer to it as the Palace Pier.

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Date Taken
Saturday, 15 September, 2018   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 16 September, 2018
Geographical Context
City, Town centre 
Place (from Tags)
Brighton 
Primary Subject of Photo
Art 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 31200 04038 [1m precision]
WGS84: 50:49.2618N 0:8.3254W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 31203 04038
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WEST (about 270 degrees)
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