SH7883 : Looking back along Llandudno Pier

taken 10 years ago, near to Llandudno, Conwy, Great Britain

Looking back along Llandudno Pier
Looking back along Llandudno Pier
The original Llandudno pier was just 242 feet (74 m) long, built on 16 wooden piles and opened in 1858 by the St George's Harbour and Railway Company. It was severely damaged by a storm in 1859. The present pier, built for the Llandudno Pier Company by Walter Macfarlane of Glasgow using iron castings from the Glasgow Elmbank foundry, was opened to the public on 1st August 1877. The landwards extension past the Grand Hotel SH7882 : The Grand Hotel to the same design, still in deep water and also supported on iron columns, was opened in 1884.
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Date Taken
Friday, 15 July, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 18 July, 2011
Geographical Context
Coastal 
Place (from Tags)
Llandudno 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SH 7853 8311 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:19.8550N 3:49.5286W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SH 7857 8317
View Direction
Southwest (about 225 degrees)
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