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Georgian engraving of Old St James the Apostle Church by George Wilmot Bonner, Dover, England, UK. Norman or Saxon church in St James Street restored by Victorians then destroyed in World War II. Ruins are now a War Memorial and Listed Building. Artwork commisioned by Church congregation 1828-1837. Made by wood-cut engraver G. W. Bonner, London, W. J. Linton apprentice. Art, Architecture, and History. Modern view and more information at www.panoramio.com...

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Georgian engraving of St Mary the Virgin Church by George Wilmot Bonner, Dover, Kent, England, UK. Norman or Saxon St Mary the Virgin Church was built on a Roman site in modern-day Cannon Street. Restored by the Victorians and a Grade II Listed Building. Artwork done 1828 - 1837 by firm of woodcut engraver G. W. Bonner of London while W. J. Linton was an apprentice. Urban Dover Art, Architecture, and History photo. More information at www.panoramio.com...

Old St James the Apostle Church and White Horse Inn, St James Street, Dover, Kent, England, UK. White Horse public house (pub) said to date from 1300, now mostly 18th century. Church known as Dover's "Tidy Ruin" after damage by shell-fire from France during World War II. Now a war memorial to townspeople of 1939-1945. Originally Saxon place of worship then Norman with an 1869 Victorian restoration. Urban Dover Architecture, History, Travel and Tourism. See www.panoramio.com...

East Wall Reredos of Old St James the Apostle Church, St James Street, Dover, Kent, England, UK. Reredos: "A decorative screen or facing on the wall at the back of an altar". Building known as Dover's "Tidy Ruin" after damage by shell-fire from France during World War II. Now a war memorial to townspeople of 1939-1945. Church originally Saxon and then Norman before 1869 Victorian restoration. Urban Dover Architecture, History, Travel and Tourism. See www.panoramio.com...

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: www.panoramio.com...

West Door of Old St James the Apostle Church Ruins, Dover, Kent, England, UK: Known as Dover's "Tidy Ruin" after damage by shells during the 1939-1945 World War II. Now a memorial to the townspeople of that time. Church originally Saxon and then Norman. The doorway was plain until pseudo-Norman carvings were added in 1869 Victorian restoration. More information at www.panoramio.com... Urban Church Architecture and History.

Devil’s Door of Old St James the Apostle Church Ruins, Hubert Passage, Dover, Kent, England, UK. In earlier times, north door of a church was briefly opened during christenings to let evil spirits escape. North side of a church in shadow and so associated with paganism and the devil. Saxon church and then Norman before 1869 Victorian restoration. Shell-damaged in World War II, now a memorial. Urban Dover Architecture, History, Travel and Tourism. See www.panoramio.com...

Victorian Apse of St. Mary the Virgin Parish Church, Cannon Street, Dover CT16 1BY, Kent, UK. Eastern (chancel) end of St Mary's, a Church of England, CofE religious building. Lady Chapel in right-hand aisle, Organ in left. Weather vane on Bell Tower. English Heritage Listed Building. Originally a Roman site, then Saxon, Norman, and Victorian. Photo taken from Church Street. Urban Dover Architecture and History photo. More information at: www.panoramio.com...

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: www.panoramio.com...

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