J3372 : The Palm House, Botanic Gardens, Belfast (2)

taken 10 years ago, near to Beal Feirste, Shankill, Belfast County Borough, Windsor and Stranmillis, Northern Ireland

The Palm House, Botanic Gardens, Belfast (2)
The Palm House, Botanic Gardens, Belfast (2)
Belfast escaped the worst of the overnight snow but some remained in the shadows around the Palm House. A change from this one J3372 : Illuminated Botanic Gardens, Belfast (1).
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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Saturday, 27 November, 2010   (more nearby)
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Saturday, 27 November, 2010
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Palm house   (more nearby)
Subject Location
Irish: geotagged! J 336 725 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:35.0179N 5:56.0038W
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Irish: geotagged! J 336 725
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WEST (about 270 degrees)
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