My favourite Belfast roof story. This was supposed to be a super-discreet Orange hall, its purpose signalled only by a solitary carved stone lily. But oops! Someone accidentally installed a 15-foot bronze statue of King Billy on his horse and totally ruined the whole discretion thing.
The work of Thomas Fitzpatrick on the roof of the Ulster Bank in Waring Street
They were confident the business was going to last...
I love this view down Clarence Street, with the Gothic St Malachy's appearing completely unexpectedly at the end.
Turn of the century punctuation is always impressive, even in iron and stonework. How pleasing.