J3474 : Portico, the Custom House, Belfast (2)

taken 9 years ago, near to Belfast County Borough, Shankill, Ballymacarret, Cliftonville and Skegoneill, Northern Ireland

Portico, the Custom House, Belfast (2)
Portico, the Custom House, Belfast (2)
See J3474 : Portico, the Custom House, Belfast. The floodlit portico, facing Custom House Square.
The Custom House, Belfast

The Custom House was built in 1854/7 to a design by Charles Lanyon and WH Lynn. The building is rich in detail and features several ornamental heads as well as figures (designed by the architects and carved by Thomas Fitzpatrick) of Britannia flanked by Neptune and Mercury.

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Date Taken
Tuesday, 6 December, 2011   (more nearby)
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Tuesday, 6 December, 2011
Geographical Context
City, Town centre 
Subject Location
Irish: geotagged! J 342 745 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:36.0962N 5:55.3828W
Camera Location
Irish: geotagged! J 342 745
View Direction
EAST (about 90 degrees)
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Belfast  Customs House  Portico  Floodlit  Lanyon 

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