Fortwilliam gates, Belfast :: Shared Description


Fortwilliam Park, running from the Shore Road was laid out circa 1870 as a select residential thoroughfare in north Belfast. Its residents included, over the years, a Major-General MacPherson, Robert Porter, director York Street Flax Spinning and Weaving Co Limited, William Barbour of Combe Barbour & Combe Ltd - the Falls Foundry, JF Hill managing director of Wm. Ewart & Sons Ltd, Lloyd Campbell of Henry Campbell & Co. Ltd the Mossley Mills and John (son of Sir Charles) Lanyon.
Although the street has been redeveloped the imposing gate pillars remain at the Shore Road end together with smaller ones on the Antrim Road. The name of the architect is not recorded.
Listed as HB26/46/002 and none too well preserved. Not on the “at risk” register but perhaps they should be
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J3477 : Fortwilliam gates, Belfast (1) by Albert Bridge
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J3377 : Fortwilliam Gates, Belfast  - 2014(2) by Albert Bridge
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J3377 : Fortwilliam Gates, Belfast  - 2014(3) by Albert Bridge
J3377 : Fortwilliam Gates, Belfast  - 2014(4) by Albert Bridge
J3377 : Fortwilliam Gates, Belfast  - 2014(1) by Albert Bridge


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Created: Wed, 27 Apr 2011, Updated: Wed, 27 Apr 2011

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