J3372 : The Palm House ironwork, Belfast (1)

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

The Palm House ironwork, Belfast (1)
The Palm House ironwork, Belfast (1)
See J3372 : Palm House, Belfast (exterior). The ironwork for the Palm House was cast by the Hammersmith Works, Dublin. This is part of the detail on the top of the western (temperate) wing. Continue to J3372 : The Palm House ironwork, Belfast (2).
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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Wednesday, 9 September, 2009   (more nearby)
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Wednesday, 9 September, 2009
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Ironwork   (more nearby)
Subject Location
Irish: geotagged! J 336 725 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:35.0126N 5:56.0134W
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Irish: geotagged! J 336 725
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North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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