These entrance gates are from the Harland and Wolff Ship Yard in Belfast, birthplace of the Titanic. This is a unique opportunity to acquire a magnificent period entrance with genuine historic significance.
The metalwork is in a remarkably good condition considering they date back to the late 1800’s/early 1900’s. Harland and Wolff itself was established in 1861. From our research the gates were positioned on the avenue leading to the massive twin gantry and slipway where the ill-fated Titanic and many other ships were built. The shipyard underwent major restructuring in the late 1960’s and the gates were no longer required.
The gates came into the possession of Salvage experts Jim and Sean Corcoran in the late 90’s. The gates have been in storage for the past 10 years since their business ‘The Salvage Shop’ closed down. They have lovingly restored the entrance and they are ready to be installed.
The only other gates of this type that are known to exist are incorporated into the Titanic Quarter which is a major docklands regeneration project located on parts of the old Harland and Wolff shipbuilding yard.
The overall entrance including the cast iron pillars is 20 foot wide (6100mm). The pillars themselves are 10 foot 6 inches high (3200mm). A walk through wicket gate is incorporated into one of the two gate sections. Each gate section measures 8 foot by 8 foot (2440mm x 2440mm).
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