J3374 : The "Black Man", Belfast (2)

taken 9 years ago, near to Belfast County Borough, Shankill, Beal Feirste, Springfield and Skegoneill, Northern Ireland

The "Black Man", Belfast (2)
The "Black Man", Belfast (2)
See J3374 : The Black Man, Belfast. By way of reassurance that Dr Cooke is still standing outside Inst. An earlier generation will remember him as a bus stop.
May Street Presbyterian church, Belfast :: J3473

May Street Presbyterian church was built in 1828/29 to a design by one W Smith. The minister was the Rev Henry Cooke J3374 : The Black Man, Belfast. Charlie Brett described it as “a really handsome Palladian example of the Presbyterian taste for the solidly classical. . . the memorial doorway to Dr Cooke, for whom the church was built is uncommonly good of its period, was designed in 1872 by John Boyd”. Another source describes it thus “A fine classical church of red brick with stucco dressings” but puts the doorway at 1870.
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Date Taken
Sunday, 31 January, 2010   (more nearby)
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Sunday, 31 January, 2010
Category
Statues   (more nearby)
Subject Location
Irish: geotagged! J 335 740 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:35.8330N 5:56.0647W
Camera Location
Irish: geotagged! J 335 740
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West-southwest (about 247 degrees)
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