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Starcross Pier

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at Starcross, Devon

The following figures were presented in a paper by J. W. Wilson[1]

  • Length, 1307ft.;
  • Length of head, 390ft.;
  • Breadth of head, 32ft.;
  • Length of body, 1252ft.;
  • Breadth of body, 18ft. 6in.;
  • Length of enlargement at entrance, 340ft. ;
  • Breadth of enlargement at entrance, 23ft.;
  • Greatest depth of water at low spring tides, l6ft. 6in. ;
  • Total cost, £11,000;
  • Price per foot super, 4s. l0d.;
  • Price per foot forward, £8 8s. 3 3/4d.

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Sources of Information

  1. The Engineer 1875/03/12