Survey Data

Reg No

22901008


Rating

Regional


Categories of Special Interest

Architectural Historical Social


Original Use

Pier/jetty


In Use As

Pier/jetty


Date

1840 - 1860


Coordinates

268593, 113822


Date Recorded

15/08/2003


Date Updated

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Description

Harbour pier, c.1850, on an L-shaped plan. Repaired, c.1950. Coursed cut-sandstone walls to east, random rubble stone walls to west with slight batter, sections of replacement mass-concrete, c.1950, over, flights of cut-stone steps to water level, coursed squared sandstone parapet, and sections of wrought iron railings over. Sited extending into estuary at confluence of River Suir and River Barrow.

Appraisal

An elegant pier forming a central focal point in Cheekpoint, which is of particular significance for its role in the maritime activities that traditionally supported the economy of the village.