J3374 : Smithfield Market, Belfast (1)

taken 13 years ago, near to Shankill, Belfast County Borough, Cliftonville, Skegoneill and Beal Feirste, Northern Ireland

Smithfield Market, Belfast (1)
Smithfield Market, Belfast (1)
The original Smithfield market was built in 1848 on the site of the old corn and hide markets. A ramshackle place of second-hand shops it was full of atmosphere. It was destroyed by a bomb and replaced by a temporary building which continued the tradition. The temporary building (and surrounding area) was levelled for the Castle Court shopping centre J3374 : The Castle Court, Belfast. The present structure has never achieved the greatness or celebrity of its predecessors. The view is from Smithfield Square North.
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Date Taken
Thursday, 4 October, 2007   (more nearby)
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Thursday, 4 October, 2007
Category
Market > Market   (more nearby)
Subject Location
Irish: geotagged! J 33 74 [1000m precision]
WGS84: 54:36.0654N 5:56.0993W
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Irish: geotagged! J 33 74
View Direction
Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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