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Birnbeck Listed Buildings

The following are details taken from Historic England's database of listed buildings. There are six separate listings relating to the Birnbeck complex.

These buildings and structures are listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for their special architectural or historic interest.

1 - The main Birnbeck pier


List Entry Number: 1129718

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 19-May-1983

UID (Legacy system Unique Identification Number): 33180

Details: BIRNBECK PIER 1. 5121 Birnbeck Pier ST 3062 SE 5/5 II* GV 2. Main pier connects Birnbeck Island to the mainland below the Prince Consort Gardens. Dated 1862, opened 1867. Designed by Eugenius Birch. Ironwork by the Isia Foundry of Newport, Gwent. Iron girder piers with cross girders to side of deck. Deck supports and tubular iron legs, with outward splay, grouped in fours and linked by braces. Wooden deck is flanked by continuous cantilevered seating with curved open-work backs and hand rails and swan-neck stanchions. Small bays project at intervals along the sides. Cast iron lamp standards, to sides of pier.

Listing NGR (National Grid Reference): ST3070362481

2 - The Toll House Lodge


List Entry Number: 1129719

Grade: II

Date first listed: 12-Nov-1974 (Noting that this building was listed prior to all other buildings and structures.)

UID: 33182

Details: BIRNBECK PIER 1. 5121 Toll House Lodge ST 3062 SE 5/7 12.11.74 II GV 2. 1860's. Limestone rubble. Low hipped slate roof. Single storey building attached to left-hand turnstile and built on retaining sea wall.

Listing NGR: ST3084562395

3 - The Mainland Pier Entrance Area


List Entry Number: 1137491

Grade: II

Date first listed: 19-May-1983

UID: 33181

Details: BIRNBECK PIER 1. 5121 Entrance Gates and Turnstiles ST 3062 SE 5/6 II GV 2. At landward end of main pier. 1860's. Two cast-iron gatepiers with moulded capitals and floral lamp bases. Two flanking pairs of cast-iron turnstiles, attached to original Toll House Lodge (q.v.) on left, and to altered house on right. Section of floral railing attached to right pier.

Listing NGR: ST3084962402

4 - The North Landing Jetty


List Entry Number: 1137504

Grade: II

Date first listed: 19-May-1983

UID: 33183

Details: BIRNBECK PIER 1. 5121 North Jetty ST 36 SW 1/8 II GV 2. Probably late 1860's but extensively repaired 1903-1905. Runs north from the island. Iron cross-girders support the deck. Coupled tubular shafts with diagonal braces run from the sea to the girders. At outer end a landing stage, with densely clustered supports with some diagonal bracing on south side. Tiny pavilion.

Listing NGR: ST3056062623

5 - The 1902 (southern) Lifeboat House


List Entry Number: 1137515

Grade: II

Date first listed: 19-May-1983

UID: 33185

Details: BIRNBECK PIER 1. 5121 Lifeboat House and Slipway ST 36 SW 1/10 ST 3062 SE 5/10 II GV 2. Dated 1902. Squared rubble, modern tiled roof. Coped gable end has date stone under pediment. Slipway has paired concreted columns with girder bracing. Included for group value.

Listing NGR: ST3056762541

6 - Birnbeck Island Clock Tower


List Entry Number: 1320709

Grade: II

Date first listed: 19-May-1983

UID: 33184

Details: BIRNBECK PIER 1. 5121 Clock Tower ST 36 SW 1/9 II GV 2. Late C19 limestone rubble with tiled ogee roof. Square tower: clock faces on 4 sides above plat band.

Listing NGR: ST3054662568

(This copy shows the entry on 02-Sep-2015 at 11:30:01.)

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