Record Details

NHER Number:39328
Type of record:Building
Name:Cromer Pier


The pier was built between 1900 and 1901 on iron girders and with a small pavilion at the sea end, with the modern lifeboat station built in 1996 to the rear.


  • Cromer's pier.  © Norfolk Museums & Archaeology Service


Grid Reference:TG 21967 42491
Map Sheet:TG24SW

Full description

Pier, built 1900 to 1901 for Protection Commisioners after jetty destroyed 1897.
Short structure on iron girders with small pavillion at sea end adjacent to lifeboat house rebuilt 1996.
Other structures 20th century.
See (S1).
E. Rose (NLA), 20 May 2003.

October 2008.
The pier is to receive £1.4m repairs to metalworks and the decking will be replaced.
See (S2)
H. White (NLA) 19 December 2008

See detailed survey and plans in NIAS records (S3)
W. Arnold HES 18/01/11

Monument Types

  • LIFEBOAT STATION (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • PLEASURE PIER (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status

  • Listed Building

Sources and further reading

---Graphic material: Various. Various. Architectural plans..
---Unpublished document: Brackenbury, M.. 1940. Cromer Lifeboat Station 1919-1997.
---Unpublished document: Lewis & Lewis. 1940. Plans.
---Monograph: Harbord, R.. 2001. The Piers & Jetties of Cromer, Norfolk: A survey of historical structures on the foreshore..
---Newspaper Article: Eastern Daily Press. 2010. Moves to repair towns historic pier approved.. 8 June 2010.
---Newspaper Article: Eastern Daily Press. 2010. Landmark pier's £3m repair bill.. 2 June 2010.
---Newspaper Article: Eastern Daily Press. 2012. Seafront set for a revamp. 3 February.
---Secondary File: Secondary file.
<S1>Scheduling record: English Heritage. List of Buildings of Historical and Architectural Interest.
<S2>Newspaper Article: Eastern Daily Press. 2008. Pier in Need of a £1.4m Makeover. 13 October 2008.
<S3>Archive: NIAS. Norfolk Industrial Archaeology Society Records.

Related records - none

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