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Dover Church & Cemetery

Dover Churches, Churchyards, and Cemeteries, in the county of Kent, England, UK. Includes images of the Church of St Mary the Virgin, St Mary-in-Castro, Old St James the Apostle Church, and the Victorian Cowgate Cemetery. Most photos were originally uploaded to the Panoramio "Images of Dover" website at: http://www.panoramio.com/user/250345
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Old St James Church War Memorial, Dover, Kent, England, United Kingdom. The church of St James the Apostle was destroyed in World War II, ruins now a monument to the people of Dover UK who endured bombs and shell-fire 1939-1945. West Door (left) and North Tower (centre). 14th Century White Horse Inn separated from the church by Hubert Passage to the left; churchyard, or cemetery once extended to the right. Urban, History, Architecture, and Religion. See…

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Church of St Mary the Virgin in Winter, Dover, Kent, England, UK: Bell Tower, weather vane, and clock of St Mary's parish church and snow. Church of England, CofE Listed Building. Lady Chapel in left-hand aisle, Organ in right. Tower sundial not in shot. Originally a Roman site: Saxon church burnt 1066, Norman church built pre-1086; Victorian restoration 1843-1844. Located Cannon Street, CT16 1BY. Urban Dover Architecture and Medieval History. See: http://www.panoramio.com/photo/99154939

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Up Close and Personal - St Mary the Virgin Church Sundial, Dover, England, UK. Vertically declining sun dial added to St Mary's Church bell tower in 1656. Zoom lens reveals no inscription. 1914 "Ye Sundial Booke" by Thomas Geoffrey Wall Henslow attributes this poem to the dial: "Ye hours that pass beyond recall - Our God hath taken count of all - Determine, then, all time shall be - Not wasted, but improved by thee." Urban (Cannon Street) History. See: http://www.panoramio.com/photo/86994834

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Photo of St Mary the Virgin Church Sundial Close-up, Dover, Kent, England, United Kingdom

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First World War Memorial, St Mary’s Church, Dover, Kent, England, United Kingdom. North Churchyard of St Mary the Virgin, Cannon Street. Front Panel: "To the Glory of God and in Affectionate Memory of the Men of St Mary’s Parish and Congregation who gave their lives for God, King and Country in the Great War 1914-1918". Stone cross unveiled 1921 by Lieutenant-Colonel Christopher Middlemass Davidson, dedicated by Bishop of Dover. Urban, WWI History. See…

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Moray House, 103 Maison Dieu Road, Dover, Kent CT16 1RU, England, United Kingdom. Victorian dwelling on former Charlton Back Lane. Presbytery for priest at adjacent St Paul's Roman Catholic Church. 1881 Census has Master Tailor John Falconer living here who had businesses at 12 and 17 Bench Street, Dover, and at 4a Church Street, Folkestone. John was born in Aberdeen, Scotland, died Moray House in 1913. Urban Architecture, History, and Religion. See: http://www.panoramio.com/photo/86442839

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Photo of Moray House, 103 Maison Dieu Road, Dover, Kent CT16 1RU, England, United Kingdom

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St Paul’s Roman Catholic Church, 103 Maison Dieu Road, Dover, Kent, England, United Kingdom. Built 1867-1868 in Pointed style of medieval 13th century by Edward Welby Pugin of Kentish rag and Bath stone dressings. Opened 1868 by Bishop of Southwark. Church apse added 1873. Left (partly in shadow): former St Paul's RC School (built 1872) now used for church activities and social club. Presbytery to the right. Urban Victorian Architecture and History. See…

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Sundial Verse of St Mary the Virgin Parish Church, Dover, Kent, England, UK. Vertical sun dial on south side of bell tower was added in 1656 during Oliver Cromwell's English Commonwealth. 1914 book, "Ye Sundial Booke" by Thomas Geoffrey Wall Henslow attributes this poem to it, "Ye hours that pass beyond recall - Our God hath taken count of all - Determine, then, all time shall be - Not wasted, but improved by thee." Urban (Cannon Street) History. See: http://www.panoramio.com/photo/85856894

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Photo of Sundial Verse of St Mary the Virgin Parish Church, Dover, Kent, England, UK

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The Eight Bells of St Mary the Virgin Church, Dover, Kent, England, UK. South side of the Church of England (C of E) parish church bell tower in Cannon Street with weather vane and sundial. Tower had 2 church bells in 1497; there were 5 prior to the English Reformation; in 1663 a 6th bell was added. In 1724 bell-founder Samuel Knight re-cast the 6 bells into the 8 tunable bells of today. Urban Dover Architecture, Norman and Victorian History photo. See…

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Fire-damaged Ruins of St Columba Church, High Street, Dover, Kent, England, UK. January 2013: 80-foot high tower and west window of former Congregational Church (opened 1904) and United Reform Church (1972) that caught fire in 2007 during conversion into St Martin's Court apartments (flats) on the corner with Priory Hill. Burnt roof rafter visible through small top window. Urban Dover Architecture (Gothic of the Lancastrian Period) and History. See: http://www.panoramio.com/photo/85535796

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Close-up of St Mary’s Parish Church in Sunshine and Snow, Dover, Kent, England, UK. Chancel (apse) end of St Mary the Virgin, a Church of England, CofE Listed Building. Lady Chapel in right-hand aisle, Organ in left. Originally a Roman site: Saxon church burnt 1066, Norman church built before 1086; Victorian restoration 1843-1844. Located Cannon Street, CT16 1BY. View: Church Street. Winter 2013 Urban Dover Architecture and Medieval History photo. See…

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