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Westward Ho! Pier

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Joseph William Wilson (1851-1930) was engaged in the design and construction of Westward Ho! Pier.

  • Length, 493 ft.;
  • Length of head, 86ft. ;
  • Breadth of head, 52ft.;
  • Breadth of body, l6ft.;
  • Greatest depth of water at low spring tides, 3 ft.;
  • Total cost, £4390;
  • Price per foot super, 7s. 8 1/2 d. :
  • Price per foot forward, £8 18s. [1]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Engineer 1875/03/12