Categories of Special Interest
Architectural Historical Social
In Use As
1840 - 1860
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.
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.