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Beautiful old courthouse!

We stopped by to take a photo and hear a story about the prison across the road. The Old... read more

Reviewed 9 September 2016
Fishers, Indiana
Seen Courthouse from the road

This is a truly beautiful building that is falling down. It's worth a look from the Crumlin Road... read more

Reviewed 12 February 2015
London, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good28%
  • Average14%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible0%
16 Sep 2018
“No Longer Used”
10 Jul 2018
“Lovely building to take a photo of”
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Crumlin Road, Belfast, Northern Ireland
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Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

Across the street from the gaol (jail) . Basement of the jail has a tunnel that goes underneath the street to the courthouse. Courthouse is no longer used , the same for the jail. Worth seeing at any time

Thank Perkadventures
Reviewed 11 July 2018

The courthouse is now shut and becoming more and more run down. Still beautiful enough just to have a look in passing. Would make a great hotel so hope it gets saved.

Thank Marion W
Reviewed 16 February 2018

What a shame that such a beautiful building has been allowed to fall into such a state of disrepair, no matter the history or image the building has in local history. Hopefully hotel plans now shall allow this building to return to former glory or...More

Thank Gauldie2015
Reviewed 9 September 2016

We stopped by to take a photo and hear a story about the prison across the road. The Old Courthouse is a magnificent building that has fallen into disrepair. The person who bought it has let it go to seed, but it is still a...More

Thank MelissaC380
Reviewed 20 August 2016

Seriously, I have passed this place so many times when I'm in and out of the city centre and it is enormous. It must be the biggest courthouse in Northern Ireland, I have never seen another courthouse as big as this. Tourists would love a...More

Thank T5562SWsam
Reviewed 3 March 2015 via mobile

This building I see every day when driving past. I remember actually going into it in the 90's when it had been sold and I had an impromptu tour which brought me through the tunnel from the jail and into the dock. It is here...More

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Reviewed 12 February 2015

This is a truly beautiful building that is falling down. It's worth a look from the Crumlin Road, but hope it gets restored and opened to the public or put to good use.

Thank DanDunleavy
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