Remains of Lifeboat Slipway

Remains of Lifeboat Slipway (82679)

Easting
323238
Northing
464795

Description

Wooden piles embedded in beach and sea defences 40m long by 6m wide


Periods
Period
Modern (1901 and later)
Period comments

Remains of timber uprights which are the remnants of an old lifeboat slipway for Piel Island. Consists of quite a number of timbers.

Mid C19th century photographs and map show this as the location of the lifeboat station. Mid 1950s photographs show that its location has moved to where the current lifeboat station is.

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
Navigation aid
Monument Type - Narrow
Lifeboat station
Monument Description
A building designed to house a lifeboat, usually with a stone ramp to launch the boat into the sea.
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?
Accessible - difficult terrain, Accessible on foot (no footpath)
Accessibility comments

On beach

Other records:

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

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Survey Information
Date of survey
16th July, 2017
Feature located?
Yes
State of the tide
Mid
Proximity to coast edge
Intertidal zone
Coastal processes
Active sea erosion
Is there a coastal defence?
Yes
Other threats?
None
If other, please specify
How visible are the remains? ABOVE GROUND
Limited visibility (partial remains)
How visible are the remains in the face of the cliff, ridge or dune? IN SECTION
Do you know if the feature is?
Is not locally known
Recommendations and Comments
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Survey Information
Date of survey
13th October, 2017
Feature located?
Yes
State of the tide
Low
Proximity to coast edge
Intertidal zone
Coastal processes
Active sea erosion
Is there a coastal defence?
No
Other threats?
Vegetation growth, Structural damage/decay, Water erosion (e.g. stream, etc)
If other, please specify
How visible are the remains? ABOVE GROUND
Limited visibility (partial remains)
How visible are the remains in the face of the cliff, ridge or dune? IN SECTION
Not applicable
Do you know if the feature is?
Has local associations/history, Is not locally known
Recommendations and Comments
What actions (if any) would you recommend for this feature?

Do you have any other comments?

Survey Information
Date of survey
13th October, 2017
Feature located?
State of the tide
Proximity to coast edge
Coastal processes
Is there a coastal defence?
Other threats?
If other, please specify
How visible are the remains? ABOVE GROUND
How visible are the remains in the face of the cliff, ridge or dune? IN SECTION
Do you know if the feature is?
Recommendations and Comments
What actions (if any) would you recommend for this feature?

Do you have any other comments?

Survey Information
Date of survey
13th October, 2017
Feature located?
State of the tide
Proximity to coast edge
Coastal processes
Is there a coastal defence?
Other threats?
If other, please specify
How visible are the remains? ABOVE GROUND
How visible are the remains in the face of the cliff, ridge or dune? IN SECTION
Do you know if the feature is?
Recommendations and Comments
What actions (if any) would you recommend for this feature?

Do you have any other comments?

Photos

maellis's image
Pier remains by maellis
maellis's image
Pier remains by maellis
maellis's image
Pier remains by maellis