Vanished and demolished Antrim and Down

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A look at some of the buildings etc which have disappeared from Cos Antrim and Down. The photographs were taken by several members and appear in alphabetical order by name of the town, village or townland. Click on the photograph to see a larger version and read its caption. It follows a collection showing Belfast LinkExternal link but is not as comprehensive.
Click on the photograph to see a bigger version and read its caption.

First prepared 12 March 2013.

Updated 14 November 2017 - new photograph:

J4874 : Mural, Newtownards by Albert Bridge

George Best advertising mural, Gibson’s Lane, Newtownards

Removed during a major renovation of the building.



Agivey

Road bridge across the River Bann – replaced by a new one
C9022 : The old Agivey Bann bridge near Ballymoney (1980) by Albert Bridge

Antrim

Riverside House – replaced by modern housing
J1486 : Former "Riverside House", Antrim by Albert Bridge

Ballycarry

Derelict station buildings – replaced by shelters
J4694 : Ballycarry station (1977) by Albert Bridge

Ballycastle

Pier and harbour – replaced by a new and bigger harbour and ferry berths
D1241 : The "Balmoral" at Ballycastle by Albert Bridge

Ballyboyland

Signal cabin – demolished
C9826 : Ballyboyland signal cabin near Ballymoney by Albert Bridge

Ballymena

The original Belfast and Northern Counties railway station – demolished and replaced by a new one
D1003 : Ballymena railway station by The Carlisle Kid D1003 : Rebuilding Ballymena station - (2) by The Carlisle Kid
Glarryford Cross near Ballymena
D0613 : Glarryford Cross - the end of the world? by Albert Bridge D0613 : Dual carriageway near Glarryford by Albert Bridge
Replaced by a dual carriageway and flyover
The Ballycastle Fork, Ballymena/Ballycastle
D0419 : The Ballycastle Fork by Albert Bridge
Replaced by a dual carriageway and roundabout

KML

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