Old Town Hall, Victoria Street

The Old Town Hall is a municipal structure in Victoria Street, Belfast. The building, which has most recently been used as a courthouse, is a Grade B1 listed building.

In 1842, the Corporation Council believed they needed a dedicated town hall. The site they selected was a former pork market in Victoria Street.

The new building was designed in the Italianate style by Anthony Jackson using red brick with sandstone dressings. It was completed in 1871.

The Town Hall fell out of use 30 years later with the construction of Belfast City Hall and the building became a police courtroom.

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