J3372 : The Palm House dome, Belfast

taken 12 years ago, near to Beal Feirste, Belfast County Borough, Shankill, Windsor and Stranmillis, Northern Ireland

The Palm House dome, Belfast
The Palm House dome, Belfast
The dome and entrance to the Palm House in the Botanic Gardens.
Palm House, Botanic Gardens

Designed by Charles Lanyon, the Palm House was built in two stages. The wings were constructed in 1839-40 by Richard Turner of Dublin and the central dome in 1852 by Young of Edinburgh. A magnificent building, it is one of the oldest surviving curvilinear iron and glass structures in the world.

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Thursday, 28 May, 2009   (more nearby)
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Thursday, 28 May, 2009
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Palm house   (more nearby)
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Irish: geotagged! J 336 725 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:35.0231N 5:55.9943W
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