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Stuck in time - Belfast's historic Albert clock stops ticking

Published 03/01/2016

Belfast, UK - January 03 , Stick in time - Pictured is the Albert Clock in Belfast that has stopped ticking at 11:21 sometime over the weekend. January 03, 2016 ( Photo by Kevin Scott / Presseye )
Belfast, UK - January 03 , Stick in time - Pictured is the Albert Clock in Belfast that has stopped ticking at 11:21 sometime over the weekend. January 03, 2016 ( Photo by Kevin Scott / Presseye )
Belfast, UK - January 03 , Stick in time - Pictured is the Albert Clock in Belfast that has stopped ticking at 11:21 sometime over the weekend. January 03, 2016 ( Photo by Kevin Scott / Presseye )
Belfast, UK - January 03 , Stick in time - Pictured is the Albert Clock in Belfast that has stopped ticking at 11:21 sometime over the weekend. January 03, 2016 ( Photo by Kevin Scott / Presseye )
Belfast, UK - January 03 , Stick in time - Pictured is the Albert Clock in Belfast that has stopped ticking at 11:21 sometime over the weekend. January 03, 2016 ( Photo by Kevin Scott / Presseye )
Belfast, UK - January 03 , Stick in time - Pictured is the Albert Clock in Belfast that has stopped ticking at 11:21 sometime over the weekend. January 03, 2016 ( Photo by Kevin Scott / Presseye )
Belfast, UK - January 03 , Stick in time - Pictured is the Albert Clock in Belfast that has stopped ticking at 11:21 sometime over the weekend. January 03, 2016 ( Photo by Kevin Scott / Presseye )
Belfast, UK - January 03 , Stick in time - Pictured is the Albert Clock in Belfast that has stopped ticking at 11:21 sometime over the weekend. January 03, 2016 ( Photo by Kevin Scott / Presseye )
Belfast, UK - January 03 , Stick in time - Pictured is the Albert Clock in Belfast that has stopped ticking at 11:21 sometime over the weekend. January 03, 2016 ( Photo by Kevin Scott / Presseye )
Belfast, UK - January 03 , Stick in time - Pictured is the Albert Clock in Belfast that has stopped ticking at 11:21 sometime over the weekend. January 03, 2016 ( Photo by Kevin Scott / Presseye )
Belfast, UK - January 03 , Stick in time - Pictured is the Albert Clock in Belfast that has stopped ticking at 11:21 sometime over the weekend. January 03, 2016 ( Photo by Kevin Scott / Presseye )
Belfast, UK - January 03 , Stick in time - Pictured is the Albert Clock in Belfast that has stopped ticking at 11:21 sometime over the weekend. January 03, 2016 ( Photo by Kevin Scott / Presseye )
Belfast, UK - January 03 , Stick in time - Pictured is the Albert Clock in Belfast that has stopped ticking at 11:21 sometime over the weekend. January 03, 2016 ( Photo by Kevin Scott / Presseye )
Belfast, UK - January 03 , Stick in time - Pictured is the Albert Clock in Belfast that has stopped ticking at 11:21 sometime over the weekend. January 03, 2016 ( Photo by Kevin Scott / Presseye )
Belfast, UK - January 03 , Stick in time - Pictured is the Albert Clock in Belfast that has stopped ticking at 11:21 sometime over the weekend. January 03, 2016 ( Photo by Kevin Scott / Presseye )
Belfast, UK - January 03 , Stick in time - Pictured is the Albert Clock in Belfast that has stopped ticking at 11:21 sometime over the weekend. January 03, 2016 ( Photo by Kevin Scott / Presseye )
Belfast, UK - January 03 , Stick in time - Pictured is the Albert Clock in Belfast that has stopped ticking at 11:21 sometime over the weekend. January 03, 2016 ( Photo by Kevin Scott / Presseye )
Belfast, UK - January 03 , Stick in time - Pictured is the Albert Clock in Belfast that has stopped ticking at 11:21 sometime over the weekend. January 03, 2016 ( Photo by Kevin Scott / Presseye )

It's a Belfast landmark - but the Albert Clock has set off into the New Year a little behind time as it has stopped.

The famous clock which was built between 1865 and 1869 in memory of Queen Victoria's late husband, until a recent renovation corrected its tilt, was Belfast’s answer to Pisa’s leaning tower.

But the tall time-teller has stopped ticking just before 11.24 at some point over the weekend.

Built on land reclaimed from the River Lagan, the "Albert Clock" features a statue of Prince Albert as well as ornately carved crowned lions and floral decorations.

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