Plumpton Pier

Plumpton Pier (81696)

Easting
331311
Northing
478283

Description

The remains of timer posts and stone revetment walls which correlate to the location of a pier shown on early 20th century OS maps. Further recording work and investigation is required. Pier probably associated with limestone quarry located to the west.


Periods
Period
Modern (1901 and later)
Period comments

Date to be confirmed but shown on 1911 OS map and marked as old pier in 1933 map.

Specific Date Range
The earliest date of the feature, as a year, if known
The latest date of the feature, as a year, if known
Feature Types
Monument Type - Broad
Landing point
Monument Type - Narrow
Pier
Monument Description
A structure of iron or wood, open below, running out into the sea and used as a promenade and landing stage.
Evidence Type - Broad
Structure
Evidence Type - Narrow
Ruined
Evidence Description
Man-made, roofless edifice or construction visible as substantial aboveground remains retaining evidence of architecture and materials, but which has been substantially destroyed.
Object Type - Broad
Object Type - Narrow
Object Description
Other:
Height OD (m)
How accessible is the feature?
Easily accessible - no restrictions
Accessibility comments

Other records:

NRHE Number
Unknown
NT HBSMR Number
Unknown
HER Event Number
Unknown
External Link
None

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