J3531 : BWC gate, Newcastle

taken 9 years ago, near to Newcastle, Co Down, Northern Ireland

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BWC gate, Newcastle
BWC gate, Newcastle
Small style Belfast & District Water Commissioners gate leading from farmland to a nearby house J3531 : BWC building near Newcastle on the Tullybrannigan Road near Newcastle.
Belfast & District Water Commissioners gates and buildings

Images relating to Belfast & District Water Commissioners buildings and gates found throughout County Down between the Mourne Mountains and Belfast. They are found in and around the Silent Valley and in numerous places above the underground Mourne Conduit which carries water to Belfast. The buildings are mainly pumping stations, wells or houses (mostly now vacant) for staff. The red gates were erected, mainly through farmland, so that BWC staff (linesmen) could walk the length of the Mourne Conduit and visually check for problems at the surface. The posts have BWC cast into the metal at the top (Belfast Water Commissioners - see J3452 : BWC gate near Ballynahinch for a close-up) and there are a few to be found where the letters are back to front! The gates are also found in several places on the Mourne Wall - see J2923 : Stile and gate on the Mourne Wall and J3228 : The Mourne Wall at the Hare's Gap for examples.

See also the associated shared description for The Mourne Wall at LinkExternal link .

Manhole covers, foundry products etc, Northern Ireland

A series of photographs showing manhole covers, fire hydrants, gratings, foundry products, foundry plaques and inscriptions etc, in Northern Ireland.

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J3531, 130 images   (more nearby search)
Date Taken
Friday, 5 June, 2015   (more nearby)
Friday, 12 June, 2015
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Paths  Suburb, Urban fringe 
Place (from Tags)
Newcastle County Down 
Subject Location
Irish: geotagged! J 357 313 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:12.8093N 5:55.2393W
Camera Location
Irish: geotagged! J 357 313
View Direction
Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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Other Tags
Metal Gates  Iron Gates  Gate  BWC  Belfast and District Water Commissioners 

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