J3374 : Ocean Buildings, Belfast (detail) (1)

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

Ocean Buildings, Belfast (detail) (1)
Ocean Buildings, Belfast (detail) (1)
The Ocean Buildings (also the “Oceanic” and the “Pearl” depending on the name of the insurance company in occupation) stands at the corner of Donegall Square East and Chichester Street. It was completed in 1902 and is built of pink sandstone. There are many carvings by JE Winter. This is one on the Donegall Sq East façade. They have survived quite well given the soft nature of the building material.
Ocean Buildings, Belfast

A sandstone building, at the corner of Donegall Square East (nos 1-3) and Chichester Street, completed in 1902 to a design by Young and Mackenzie. Originally called “The Ocean Buildings” and also the “Oceanic” and sometimes “The Pearl” . Notable for the many carvings by James Edgar Winter LinkExternal link*.

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J3374, 3632 images   (more nearby search)
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Sunday, 27 May, 2007   (more nearby)
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Sunday, 27 May, 2007
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Architectural detail > Architectural detail   (more nearby)
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Irish: geotagged! J 33 74 [1000m precision]
WGS84: 54:36.0654N 5:56.0993W
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Irish: geotagged! J 33 74
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EAST (about 90 degrees)
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