The Four Step Inn Bombing

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Reference WMO/291590


352 Shankill Road


BT13 3AD

Northern Ireland

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Status: On original site
Type: Non freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Attached to a building/structure
Description: Composite
  • Metal Metal (any)
  • Metal Bronze
  • Other Other
  • Timber Timber (any)
Lettering: Other
  • Northern Ireland
About the memorial: A cross of poppies on a wooden background. There is a rectangular stainless steel plaque to the right of the cross which has inscribed lettering and a circular bronze plaque below with raised lettering. The Inn was later rebuilt as the 1st Northern Ireland Supporters Club which closed on 7 November 2021. The site was auctioned off a few days later with plans for a new restaurant/bar in the building
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The stainless steel plaque-This Poppy Cross is in memory of/the two men murdered at this spot/by a no warning sectarian IRA bomb attack/on the Four Step Inn public house/on 29th September 1971.; The Bronze Plaque-FOUR STEP INN/Bombed/10.20 pm Wednesday/25th September 1971/2 People killed

[None]-Alexander Andrews (aged 60) and Ernest Bates (aged 38) were those who died

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