J3573 : Head, Mountpottinger Presbyterian church, Belfast (2)

taken 9 years ago, near to Ballymacarret, Sydenham, Ormeau, Shankill and Belfast County Borough, Northern Ireland

Head, Mountpottinger Presbyterian church, Belfast (2)
Head, Mountpottinger Presbyterian church, Belfast (2)
One of two heads on the church. This one, surrounded by shamrocks, is to the north west of the doorway.
Mountpottinger Presbyterian church, Belfast

An ornate redbrick church, at the corner of Castlereagh Street and Upper Frank Street, completed in 1869 to a design by William Hastings. Stair turrets (by William Gilliland) were added to the front in 1886.

The harp and shamrock in architecture in Northern Ireland

A collection of photographs illustrating the use of the harp and shamrock in architecture. Two Wiki articles provide a history of the emblems LinkExternal link and LinkExternal link. All photographs submitted by me under this shared description appear as a matter of neutral record only and should not be interpreted as expressing any cultural, political, religious, sectarian or racial opinion.

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Date Taken
Wednesday, 13 November, 2013   (more nearby)
Thursday, 14 November, 2013
Geographical Context
Religious sites  People, Events 
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Subject Location
Irish: geotagged! J 356 737 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:35.6277N 5:54.1626W
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Irish: geotagged! J 356 737
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South-southeast (about 157 degrees)
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Church  William Hastings (Architect)  Architectural Detail 

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