J5080 : Bandstand, Bangor

taken 6 years ago, near to Bangor, Northern Ireland

Bandstand, Bangor
Bandstand, Bangor
Foundry inscription on the bandstand in Castle Park Walled Garden J5080 : Bandstand, Bangor, showing that it was cast by (Walter) Macfarlane and Company of Glasgow.
Castle Park Walled Garden, Bangor
On the edge of Castle Park in Bangor is an old walled garden dating from around the 1840's. It was originally constructed to supply fruit and vegetables for the Ward family in nearby Bangor Castle J5081 : Bangor Town Hall. Long neglected, it underwent a regeneration in 2008-09 and was formally reopened to the public in April 2009. It now opens daily from roughly Easter to Halloween each year. The most striking aspects are two new installations - the major piece is the central water feature called ‘The Twister Twisting’ LinkExternal link ; nearby is a sculpture called the ‘Curved Horn’ LinkExternal link . A new glasshouse LinkExternal link has also been erected.

In early 2012 the second phase of the garden was opened to the public. This area includes a new cafe, toilets, glasshouse and the restored bandstand which had fallen into disrepair near Pickie.
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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Date Taken
Saturday, 14 April, 2012   (more nearby)
Monday, 16 April, 2012
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Park and Public Gardens  Suburb, Urban fringe 
Place (from Tags)
Castle Park Walled Garden  Bangor 
Subject Location
Irish: geotagged! J 505 808 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:39.1708N 5:40.0799W
Camera Location
Irish: geotagged! J 505 808
View Direction
WEST (about 270 degrees)
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Saracen Foundry  MacFarland and Co  Walled Garden 

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