J3474 : Ironfounders' plate, Belfast

near to Belfast County Borough, Shankill, Ballymacarret, Beal Feirste and Cliftonville, Ireland

Ironfounders' plate, Belfast
Ironfounders' plate, Belfast
A plate, under one of the lamps J3474 : The Queen's Bridge, Belfast (detail) on the Queen’s Bridge. The lamps were cast in Glasgow but the bases seem to have been made locally. The founders were Gregg, Sons & Phenix who traded from 15 Church Lane J3474 : Church Lane, Belfast. The plate is well preserved and legible but is covered by several layers of paint. See also J2459 : Phenix grating cover, Hillsborough.
Lampposts, Queen's Bridge, Belfast

The ornate “fish” lampposts, on the Queen’s Bridge, Belfast were cast by the Sun Foundry, Glasgow - probably in 1885 or 1886. Still in use but no longer providing the main lighting.
Manhole covers, foundry products etc, Northern Ireland
A series of photographs showing manhole covers, fire hydrants, gratings, foundry products, foundry plaques and inscriptions etc, in Northern Ireland.
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Sunday, 11 October, 2009   (more nearby)
Sunday, 11 October, 2009
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Irish: geotagged! J 345 744 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:35.9953N 5:55.1558W
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Irish: geotagged! J 345 743
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