Notes on the Geography of Great Mirror: Photo 5
Next door, the Great Western Building is offices. It used to be the Great Western Hotel. Before 1883, it was a courthouse. Go back to the 1770s, and it was Admiralty House, residence of the commander of the Indian Fleet.
Old photos show a porch with suitably impressive columns, but it and they disappeared with street widening. Wonder what those brackets are made of, particularly because the iron balconies below them have fallen apart.
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