C4316 : Derry Guildhall viewed from the Peace Bridge

taken 2 months ago, near to Derry, Londonderry County Borough, Clooney Park, Creggan and Boom Hall, Northern Ireland

Derry Guildhall viewed from the Peace Bridge
Derry Guildhall viewed from the Peace Bridge
The original Guildhall, constructed in 1890, was destroyed by fire in 1908. The neo-gothic replacement was completed in 1912. With a tower possessing one of the largest clock faces in Ireland.

The land on which the Guildhall stands has been reclaimed from the River Foyle which originally reached to the city walls. During the seventeenth century, quays constructed first of earth and wood and then, later, of stone began to expand out from the walls allowing large ships to tie up even at low tide.
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 26 September, 2017   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 3 October, 2017
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Paths  Rivers, Streams, Drainage  Public buildings and spaces  City, Town centre 
Camera (from Tags)
Panasonic DMC-G7 
River (from Tags)
River Foyle 
Subject Location
Irish: geotagged! C 436 169 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:59.8604N 7:19.1605W
Camera Location
Irish: geotagged! C 437 169
View Direction
West-southwest (about 247 degrees)
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Early Twentieth Century  Early 20th Century  Guildhall  River  Twentyfirst Century  21st Century  Bridge  Footbridge  Peace Bridge  Neo-Gothic 

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