Building    From 1834 

Gravesend Pier

Categories: Architecture

Designed by William Tierney Clark. During its early years it was used by millions of passengers, but by the turn of the century, it had fallen into disuse owing to the arrival of the railways. A Grade II* listed building, it is the oldest surviving cast iron pier in the world.

Credit for this entry to: Alan Patient of www.plaquesoflondon.co.uk

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Gravesend Pier

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William Tierney Clark - Fulham Reach

William Tierney Clark 1783 - 1852 {Beneath Clark's portrait and a representat...

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Rowland Plumbe

Rowland Plumbe

Architect. Also known as Roland Plumbe. Designed many residential schemes across London.

Person, Architecture

2 memorials
Anthony Salvin

Anthony Salvin

Architect. Born County Durham. Moved to London in 1821. Expert on medieval buildings, restoring many country houses and castles and so worked on only a few buildings in London. Wikipedia has an ext...

Person, Architecture

1 memorial
Davis & Emanuel

Davis & Emanuel

Architects active in 1882 and 1895.

Group, Architecture

2 memorials
Lewis Angell

Lewis Angell

Architect, engineer, surveyoy active in 1884-1901, at least. Surveyor to the West Ham Local Board. First president of the Institution of Municipal Engineers formed in 1873. Also designed the 1894 l...

Person, Architecture

1 memorial
Our Lady of the Assumption Deptford

Our Lady of the Assumption Deptford

Originally founded as a mission in 1842, it was built to serve the local Catholic community, many of whom had come from Ireland to work on the railways and in the shipyards. 

Building, Architecture, Religion

1 memorial