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Jack The Kipper

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Queen St. RUC Barracks
« on: November 12, 2018, 07:48:35 AM »


Was in the pub on Saturday afternoon and this question was brought up, why is there a cross above the old derelict RUC barracks in Queen Street... anybody know?
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jillyfred

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Re: Queen St. RUC Barracks
« Reply #1 on: November 12, 2018, 02:16:42 PM »

Jack,as far as I am aware it was originally a Children`s Hospital with a Mental Section

also within it.
This was from 1878-1932 when it moved to the Falls Road.
From 1933-2000 it was the Police Barracks.
The building became listed in 1979.
However,nothing seems to being done to preserve it.
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Re: Queen St. RUC Barracks
« Reply #2 on: November 12, 2018, 04:59:48 PM »
It was indeed the Belfast Sick Children's Hospital originally.

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Re: Queen St. RUC Barracks
« Reply #3 on: November 12, 2018, 09:40:09 PM »
It was indeed the Belfast Sick Children's Hospital originally.
don't remember this one how long go was it a Children's Hospital.

Jack The Kipper

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Re: Queen St. RUC Barracks
« Reply #4 on: November 13, 2018, 07:35:50 AM »
Jack,as far as I am aware it was originally a Children`s Hospital with a Mental Section

also within it.
This was from 1878-1932 when it moved to the Falls Road.
From 1933-2000 it was the Police Barracks.
The building became listed in 1979.
However,nothing seems to being done to preserve it.
jilly


Thanks Jilly, you learn something every day.
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jillyfred

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Re: Queen St. RUC Barracks
« Reply #5 on: November 13, 2018, 03:05:07 PM »

Never a truer word was spoken Jack!
I have learnt so much from the time I joined the Forum.

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Re: Queen St. RUC Barracks
« Reply #6 on: November 15, 2018, 09:17:24 AM »
Jack,as far as I am aware it was originally a Children`s Hospital with a Mental Section

also within it.
This was from 1878-1932 when it moved to the Falls Road.
From 1933-2000 it was the Police Barracks.
The building became listed in 1979.
However,nothing seems to being done to preserve it.
jilly
thank you jilly missed the dates first time round.

Jack The Kipper

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Re: Queen St. RUC Barracks
« Reply #7 on: December 27, 2018, 07:48:28 AM »


Heard in the pub yesterday, they are going to turn the old station into a 75 room hotel...btw did you know the place is supposed to be haunted by a young child.?
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Re: Queen St. RUC Barracks
« Reply #8 on: December 27, 2018, 11:00:03 AM »

Heard in the pub yesterday, they are going to turn the old station into a 75 room hotel...btw did you know the place is supposed to be haunted by a young child.?
never knew that was the a story about the child.

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Re: Queen St. RUC Barracks
« Reply #9 on: December 27, 2018, 11:08:15 AM »
it was a childrens hospital


jillyfred

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Re: Queen St. RUC Barracks
« Reply #10 on: December 27, 2018, 01:27:32 PM »

Heard in the pub yesterday, they are going to turn the old station into a 75 room hotel...btw did you know the place is supposed to be haunted by a young child.?

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That`s interesting Jack about the hotel plan.

There has been a `flurry`of new hotels in Belfast-still some more to come to fruition-
hopefully they will all be successful.

jilly