J3373 : War memorial and wheel, Belfast

taken 15 years ago, near to Belfast, Co Antrim, Northern Ireland

War memorial and wheel, Belfast
War memorial and wheel, Belfast
The Wheel J3373 : The Big Wheel, Belfast (5) has now been in the City Hall grounds for some 18 months – much longer than expected. Its presence prevents access to part and overwhelms features such as the Anglo-Boer war memorial J3373 : Anglo-Boer war memorial, Belfast.
The Anglo-Boer war memorial, Belfast

The Anglo-Boer war memorial stands in the grounds of the City Hall, Belfast (on the Donegall Square East side). The sculptor was Sydney March (1875-1968). It was cast by Elkington & co Ltd.
There were several Irish Regiments involved in the war including the 6th lnniskilling Dragoons, 5th Royal Irish Lancers, 6th (Inniskilling) Dragoon Guards, 1st & 2nd Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers, 2nd Royal Irish Fusiliers, 1st Royal Irish Regiment, 2nd Royal Irish Rifles, Royal Dublin Fusiliers and the 2nd Royal Munster Fusiliers.

Belfast City Hall

Belfast City Hall was built in 1896/1906, by H&J Martin LinkExternal link to a design by Brumwell Thomas. It replaced the White Linen Hall (1785-1896) LinkExternal link (“white” refers to the colour of the linen rather than the building) on the same site in the middle of Donegall Square. Apart from its architectural merits and being the seat of the City Council it tends to be the place from where directions are given.

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Sunday, 19 April, 2009   (more nearby)
Monday, 20 April, 2009
War Memorial   (more nearby)
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Irish: geotagged! J 339 739 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:35.7838N 5:55.7143W
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Irish: geotagged! J 339 739
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