Baker Square, Limerick

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Where: Limerick, Ireland

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Photograph taken between 1880 and 1914

Part of: National Library of Ireland Lawrence Collection.

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NLI Ref: L_CAB_00943


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    • 19/Jan/2011 15:27:38

    The Dominican Church, Baker Place. The Dominicans moved from Fish Lane to Baker Place in 1815. The Church was designed by the Paine Brothers "Gothick Style"

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    Paranomal Guitar Fan

    • 14/Mar/2011 22:13:27

    Why was this place called Baker Square?

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    Niall McAuley

    • 27/Mar/2012 14:12:21

    Streetview today.

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    Niall McAuley

    • 01/May/2013 15:19:01

    According to Limerick City Placenames (a .pdf document), it's called Baker after Richard Baker, who built the houses on Baker Place.

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    National Library of Ireland on The Commons

    • 21/Mar/2016 21:28:42

    James Dowd's book "Limerick and its Sieges" credits a cropped version of this image to William Lawrence. Given that the book was published in 1890, this image would seem to date from c.1880 to c.1890. See also discussion on higher res image (possibly earlier still):

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    Niall McAuley

    • 18/Feb/2019 09:59:30

    Geohive 25" OSI map link.

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    Niall McAuley

    • 18/Feb/2019 10:06:00

    2019:Pery Street, Limerick, 2019

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    National Library of Ireland on The Commons

    • 25/May/2020 15:53:41

    Just replaced this photograph with a higher res version...