Sunday, 19 July 2009

Tynemouth North Pier

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Building of the 2 piers at the mouth of the Tyne began in 1854, and the North Pier, pictured here, was completed in 1895. A great storm in 1897 breached this pier and it was rebuilt and completed 14 years later in 1907. The Lighthouse at the end of the pier was built in 1903.
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3 comments:

  1. Looks like the kids are having fun on the beach!

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  2. This is stunning...looks like a 19th century seascape painting.

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