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Belfast in County Antrim, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
 

Donegall Square West

City Centre

 
 
Donegall Square West Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 14, 2019
1. Donegall Square West Marker
Inscription.  

Donegall Square West is dominated by the magnificent Baroque-style Scottish Provident Institution (1902) that looks out over the City Hall (1906). Take a stroll around Donegall Square and discover architectural treasures such as the Linen Hall Library (founded 1788) and the Robinson & Cleaver Building (1888) on Donegall Square North; the splendid Ocean Buildings (1902) on the corner of Donegall Square East and the baronial Scottish Temperance Buildings (1904) on Donegall Square South.

From Donegall Square South continue onto May Street, past the elegantly classical May Street Presbyterian Church (1829), to St. George’s Market (1896) at Oxford Street and opposite, the splendid Waterfront Hall (1997) in Lanyon Place.

Or, cross the road to Beford Street, first developed in the 1850s for linen warehouses. Today the Ulster Hall (1862) is its best known building. St. Malachy’s Roman Catholic Church (1844) on Alfred Street, plus BBC Broadcasting House (1941) and the Ormeau Baths(1888) on Ormeau Avenue are nearby.

Howard Street is just around the corner from where you are now. It leads onto Great Victoria Street, home to two of Belfast’s

Donegall Square West Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 12, 2019
2. Donegall Square West Marker
Looking west along Howard Street
best loved buildings – the Grand Opera House (1895) and the Crown Bar (1885). Continue up Great Victoria Street to reach Queen’s Quarter.
 
Erected by Belfast City Council.
 
Location. 54° 35.763′ N, 5° 55.891′ W. Marker is in Belfast, Northern Ireland, in County Antrim. Marker is at the intersection of Howard Street (Northern Ireland Route A1) and Donegall Square West, on the right when traveling west on Howard Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Belfast, Northern Ireland BT1 6JS, United Kingdom. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Living Leaves (a few steps from this marker); World Wars Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Frederick Temple (within shouting distance of this marker); Korean War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Sir Daniel Dixon Bart [Baronet] (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Donegall Square South (about 90 meters away); Sir Otto Jaffe (about 90 meters away); James Joseph Magennis (about 120 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Belfast.
 
Also see . . .
1. Visit Belfast. (Submitted on May 13, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. History of Belfast City Hall. (Submitted on May 13, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
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Scottish Provident Institution image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 12, 2019
3. Scottish Provident Institution
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Robinson & Cleaver Building image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 12, 2019
4. Robinson & Cleaver Building
Belfast City Hall image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 12, 2019
5. Belfast City Hall
View from Howard Street and Donegall Square West
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on May 14, 2019. This page originally submitted on May 13, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 49 times since then. Photos:   1. submitted on May 14, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on May 13, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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