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Journal TitleDublin historical record
Article TitleBelgrave Square Rathmines : the development of its green space
AuthorSmith, Elizabeth
DateSpring / Summer 2016
Contentaerial views, maps, photos, text
Note(s)The author gives an account of the transformation of the area from a rural landscape to an urban developed square during the mid-nineteenth century. Belgrave Square was used as private playing fields by High School until its move to Rathgar in 1961. In 1975 Belgrave Square was acquired by Dublin Corporation as a public amenity for the citizens of Dublin.
Subject(s)19th century ; squares ; urban areas ; architectural history ; urban development ; houses ; suburbs
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  • Belgrave Square, Rathmines, Dublin, Republic of Ireland