O2233 : White Building on the Great South Wall

taken 5 months ago, 3 km from Dollymount, Dublin, Ireland

White Building on the Great South Wall
White Building on the Great South Wall
The Great South Wall, (also known as the South Bull Wall) at the Port of Dublin, extends for more than four kilometres out into Dublin Bay. At the time of its construction in the mid-18th century, it was the world's longest sea wall. It faces the newer Bull Wall, and together, they provide a walled shipping channel into Dublin (LinkExternal link Dublin Port Blog).

The white building was once a station for an army gun battery to protect the entrance to the port.
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O2233, 17 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Saturday, 27 May, 2017   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 5 June, 2017
Geographical Context
Coastal  Docks, Harbours 
Camera (from Tags)
Panasonic DMC-G7 
River (from Tags)
River Liffey 
Subject Location
Irish: geotagged! O 223 338 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:20.4637N 6:9.8290W
Camera Location
Irish: geotagged! O 224 339
View Direction
Southwest (about 225 degrees)
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Dublin Harbour  Port of Dublin  Eighteenth Century  18th Century  River 

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