J3474 : Face, the Albert Clock, Belfast

taken 14 years ago, near to Shankill, Belfast County Borough, Ballymacarret, Cliftonville and Skegoneill, Northern Ireland

Face, the Albert Clock, Belfast
Face, the Albert Clock, Belfast
The eastern face of the Albert Clock J3474 : The Albert Clock, Belfast. Before the renovation, the hands were used by flocks of starlings as a gathering place en route to their roosts. The weight caused the clock to run slow. Now accurate.
The Albert Clock, Belfast


The Albert Clock, at Queen’s Square, opposite High Street, was designed by William J Barre as a memorial to Prince Albert. Completed in 1859, built on reclaimed land (known as “Belfast sleech”), it is said to be 113 ft tall and 14ft off vertical.

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Thursday, 6 November, 2008   (more nearby)
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Thursday, 6 November, 2008
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Clock face   (more nearby)
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Irish: geotagged! J 342 745 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:36.0596N 5:55.4496W
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Irish: geotagged! J 342 745
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West-southwest (about 247 degrees)
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