J5950 : The rear of Portaferry's Market House

taken 7 years ago, near to Portaferry, Northern Ireland

The rear of Portaferry's Market House
The rear of Portaferry's Market House
This building was built by the Savage family (prominent local landowners)in 1752. During the United Irishmen's Rebellion of 1798 (the local leader being William Steel Dickson the minister of the nearby Presbyterian chapel) the market house was defended by Captain Mathews and a platoon of Anglican yeomen supported by fire from the revenue cutter "Buckingham" moored in Strangford Lough. It now serves as community centre.
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 22 May, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 3 June, 2012
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  City, Town centre 
Subject Location
Irish: geotagged! J 594 508 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:22.8960N 5:32.8303W
Camera Location
Irish: geotagged! J 594 508
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North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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