J3474 : Mercury, the Custom House, Belfast

taken 5 years ago, near to Belfast County Borough, Shankill, Ballymacarret, Cliftonville and Skegoneill, Northern Ireland

Mercury, the Custom House, Belfast
Mercury, the Custom House, Belfast
Mercury LinkExternal link , accompanied by a unicorn and some symbols of commerce, in the pediment on the eastern side of the Custom House, facing Donegall Quay.
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
Sunday, 13 July, 2014   (more nearby)
Sunday, 13 July, 2014
Geographical Context
Park and Public Gardens 
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Subject Location
Irish: geotagged! J 3430 7459 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:36.1011N 5:55.3547W
Camera Location
Irish: geotagged! J 3432 7460
View Direction
West-southwest (about 247 degrees)
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Custom House  Pediment  Architectural Detail  Thomas Fitzpatrick (Sculptor)  Lanyon  WH Lynn (Architect)  Mercury  Unicorn  Donegall Quay 

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