J3372 : First Church of Christ, Scientist, Belfast (1)

taken 14 years ago, near to Beal Feirste, Belfast County Borough, Shankill, Stranmillis and Windsor, Northern Ireland

First Church of Christ, Scientist, Belfast (1)
First Church of Christ, Scientist, Belfast (1)
The church, at the corner of University Avenue.
First Church of Christ, Scientist, Belfast

The First Church of Christ, Scientist stands, in the University area, on the corner of Rugby Road. It was built in 1936-7 to a design by Clough Williams-Ellis LinkExternal link LinkExternal link. More in keeping with the Mediterranean or (perhaps) California it contrasts with the surrounding area which is almost entirely red brick. A remarkable example of successful innovation in design. The architect is best known for Portmeirion SH5837 : Portmeirion..
There is the following application for planning permission: “Z/2014/0579/F 01/05/2014 Christian Science Church 2-4 University Avenue Belfast BT7 1GY Internal alterations, external general building repairs and maintenance to include new boundary fencing, gates and pillars, maintenance vehicle access onto Fitzroy Avenue, general site maintenance works and formation of temporary parking area to north of site in a grassed (invisible) porous paving system (Amended plans and description)”.

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Date Taken
Thursday, 20 September, 2007   (more nearby)
Thursday, 20 September, 2007
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Subject Location
Irish: geotagged! J 338 727 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:35.0950N 5:55.7864W
Camera Location
Irish: geotagged! J 338 726
View Direction
North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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