Sunday, May 15, 2016

montgomery terrace

Montgomery Terrace overlooks Lough Foyle.  When walking on this street last night there were a few tour buses filled with people. This is one of the stops the buses make for the tourists.  I've seen photos of these houses where almost everyone was a different colour.  I think that would be more attractive but maybe the people who own these buildings didn't think so.

Here's a little background I found about Montgomery:  The Montgomery family association with Moville spans five generations from the early 1700s to the middle of the last century. The Field Marshall’s mother Maud, and father, Henry, are buried at the town’s Church of Ireland graveyard.    Montgomery Terrace was built in 1884 by Robert Montgomery, grandfather of  Bernard Law Montgomery, a British field marshal and one of the outstanding Allied commanders in World War II.

View toward the shore walk
View from the pier

10 comments:

  1. I love these rows of terraces Bill, especially when painted different colours.. It shouldn't be a problem with colours, you wouldn't see them from inside :)

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  2. I love these rows of terraces Bill, especially when painted different colours.. It shouldn't be a problem with colours, you wouldn't see them from inside :)

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  3. Wow, what a nice place, the view from the pier is my favourite

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  4. The distant view is my favourite as well.

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  5. They certainly are well taken care of! Lovely architecture.

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  6. I can see why the tour busses stop there -- very charming, both streetside and from the pier.

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  7. I love the color of the houses/stores on the first pic. So special!

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  8. I like the creamy-white-yellow-pink colours, and I guess there must be some colourful and nice doors there. Looks sunny, but perhaps a bit cold where you are too?

    Enjoy the season.

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  9. What a pretty row of houses!

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