J3474 : The Queen's Bridge, Belfast (detail)

taken 17 years ago, near to Belfast, Co Antrim, Northern Ireland

The Queen's Bridge, Belfast (detail)
The Queen's Bridge, Belfast (detail)
The Queen’s Bridge, designed by Lanyon, replaced the old Long Bridge in 1843. It was widened in 1885/86 with Bretland as the engineer. The lamp posts on the bridge are all similar to this specimen. After many years of pollution fish have re-appeared and seals can be seen on the seaward side of the weir. See also J3474 : Ironfounders' plate, Belfast.
Lampposts, Queen's Bridge, Belfast

The ornate “fish” lampposts, on the Queen’s Bridge, Belfast were cast by the Sun Foundry, Glasgow - probably in 1885 or 1886. Still in use but no longer providing the main lighting.

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Date Taken
Sunday, 28 January, 2007   (more nearby)
Sunday, 28 January, 2007
Lamppost   (more nearby)
Subject Location
Irish: geotagged! J 345 743 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:35.9901N 5:55.1653W
Camera Location
Irish: geotagged! J 345 743
View Direction
WEST (about 270 degrees)
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