Chain pier


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a pier suspended by chain.

See also: Chain

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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| 1823: The first pleasure pier, The Chain Pier at Brighton, opened.
An odd transitional type was exemplified by the Chain Pier in Brighton, built by Samuel Brown in 1823.
The finalists are: Cheers Cafe Bar, Fraserburgh West Brewery, Glasgow Old Chain Pier, Edinburgh Oak Tree Inn, Balmaha, Loch Lomond The oldest bar in the city and one of finest THE SCOTIA BAR, Glasgow TH Established in 1792, the Scotia is a Glasgow institution, with music and song at the heart of everything.
Many aecianados' favourite, though, remains the Palace Pier's predecessor, the 1823 Royal Suspension Chain Pier, which, particularly when its four chain-bearing towers are viewed side-on as in John Constable's evocative painting, looked just like the one-ended suspension bridge that technically it was.
The leaflet will be distributed in North Northumberland, the Borders and will also go to the Clifton Bridge Museum, the Institute of Civil Engineers and to the Brighton and Hove Museum, as Capt Samuel Brown constructed Brighton's chain pier.
The glassware category at the specialty chain Pier 1 is following the company's overall direction.
Ten years earlier Brown had invented iron chain cables and more recently built the chain pier at Brighton.
The essays include one by Anne Lyles on Constable; fair enough, both artists painted the Chain Pier at Brighton, but Constable was not primarily a marine painter (though his 'six-foot' Chain Pier, Brighton of 1826-27 looks fine here).
TODAY INDEPENDENCEDAY FORSURINAME 1823: The first pleasure pier, The Chain Pier at Brighton, opened.
Dynamite and I take them to the Old Chain Pier for a pint to thank them before hitting the town.
1823 - The first pleasure pier, The Chain Pier at Brighton, opened.