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Dover in Winter

Photographs of the town, port, and surrounding areas on those rare occasions (relative to how I remember my childhood!) that we are lucky enough to have snow. One or two frosty photos may sneak their way in, too. All photos in this folder were originally uploaded to the Panoramio "Images of Dover" website at: http://www.panoramio.com/user/250345
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Dover Town and Castle in Winter from the Western Heights, Kent, England, UK. Snow, December 2009. Terrace of houses above terminator (shadow line) are Victoria Park. Ruins of Old St James the Apostle Church, now World War II memorial, near bottom-right. Skyline: C1 Roman Pharos, C10 Saxon St Mary-in-Castro church, Henry II's Keep (Great Tower) of C12 Norman castle. Masts on left are Second World War Chain Home Radar station, Swingate. Urban Panorama. See…

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Unusual light conditions over snow-covered Dover Seafront, Kent, England, UK. December 2009 winter panorama of Dover Harbour and Eastern Docks from Western Heights. A2 Jubilee Way, White Cliffs of Dover at East Cliff; Waterloo Crescent, Gateway Flats, Marine Parade, New Bridge, and Beach; A20 Townwall Street and York Street roundabout. Cross-English Channel Ferry Terminal: P and O Ferries, Norfolk Line (now DFDS Seaways), Seafrance; Eastern Arm Pier. 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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Winter Reflections in the River Dour, Pencester Gardens, Dover, Kent, England, UK. View from Dieu Stone Lane foot-bridge (Maison Dieu Road) of river heading towards the sea. Urban park opened 1924, now has lawns, flowerbeds, trees, children's playground, millenium bandstand pavilion, timeline path engraved with town history. Sports facilities: Cycling (BMX), skate boarding, and in-line skating. Snow, Nature, Parks and Gardens, Recreation and Leisure. See…

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Photo of Winter Reflections in the River Dour, Pencester Gardens, Dover, Kent, UK

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The Victorian Zig Zags Park under Snow, Dover, Kent, England, UK. A new Castle Hill Road was built in 1799, old one (stage-coach route) converted into Zig-Zags walk, "ornamented with trees and shrubs", when John Adcock first became mayor in 1885. Devastated by 1987 hurricane. Right: Dover Castle. In front: Connaught Park. Behind: Laureston Place and Victoria Park. Winter (December 2010): Dover History, Parks and Gardens, Trees, Nature and Landscape. See…

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Photo of Victorian Zig Zags Park under Snow, Old Castle Hill Road, Dover, Kent, UK

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The Bird Bath and Park Keeper’s Lodge under Snow, Connaught Park, Connaught Road, Dover, Kent, England, UK. Set on the hillside between Dover Castle and the town in the River Dour valley, this Victorian park contains tennis courts, children's play area, aviary, ornamental lake, flower beds, terrraced lawns, and open grass slopes dotted with trees. A December 2010 Dover in Winter, Nature, Wildlife, Parks and Gardens, Recreation and Sports photo. See: http://www.panoramio.com/photo/44815875

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Winter Panorama from Dover Marina to Dover Castle, Kent, England, UK. Snow-covered yachts, sailing and fishing boats (including SY713 Spindrift C) on quayside above non-tidal Granville Dock with Wellington Dock beyond; both docks are Listed Buildings. Waterloo Crescent on right, Snargate Street on left, Burlington House in centre, and Victoria Park below Dover Castle on skyline. January 2013 from A20 Limekiln Street railway bridge. Travel and Tourism. See…

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A Winter Sunrise on the Prince of Wales Pier, Dover Harbour, Kent, England, UK. Behind the frost-covered roof of the Harbour View Cafe is the Prince of Wales Pier Light. Built in 1902, this lighthouse is a 46-feet high stone tower with a very quick flashing green light (VQ, 100+ flashes per minute). To the left of the cafe is the distant Admiralty Pier Light, the Western Entrance, English Channel, and Cliffs of France. Port of Dover Tourism and Travel. See…

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Dragon’s Teeth Anti-Tank Obstacles under Snow, The Spur, Dover Castle, Kent, England, UK. Dragon's teeth (German: Drachenzähne, literally "dragon teeth") are square-pyramidal fortifications of reinforced concrete first used during the Second World War (World War II, WWII). Location: north end of Dover Castle on Spur earthwork (with Ravelin). Listed Building, English Heritage site, and Ancient Monument. British Army, History, Travel and Tourism. More at…

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St Mary the Virgin Parish Church in Sunhine and Snow, Dover, Kent, England, UK. Eastern (chancel, apse) end of St Mary's, 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 from Stembrook. Winter 2013 Urban Dover Architecture and Medieval History photo. See http://www.panoramio.com/photo/84813428

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