J3474 : Belfry, the Albert Clock, Belfast

taken 10 years ago, near to Shankill, Belfast County Borough, Ballymacarret, Cliftonville and Skegoneill, Northern Ireland

Belfry, the Albert Clock, Belfast
Belfry, the Albert Clock, Belfast
The intricate and extravagant detail on the belfry. Some was removed in 1924 during repairs to defects in the masonry.
The Albert Clock, Belfast


The Albert Clock, at Queen’s Square, opposite High Street, was designed by William J Barre as a memorial to Prince Albert. Completed in 1859, built on reclaimed land (known as “Belfast sleech”), it is said to be 113 ft tall and 14ft off vertical.

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Sunday, 16 September, 2012   (more nearby)
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Sunday, 16 September, 2012
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Public buildings and spaces  City, Town centre  People, Events 
Subject Location
Irish: geotagged! J 342 745 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:36.0596N 5:55.4496W
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Irish: geotagged! J 341 744
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North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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Belfast  Clock Tower  Architectural Detail  Belfry  Carving 

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