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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: http://www.panoramio.com/photo/99465319

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Dover Castle and Town in Winter from the Western Heights, Kent, England, UK. Snow, December 2009. 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. 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. Urban Panorama. See: www.panoramio.com...

Great Tower of Dover Castle at Night, Kent, England, UK. Top-left: Henry II's Keep, Inner Curtain Wall (Inner Bailey), silhouette of Godsfoe's Tower (Devil's Tower). Bottom-left: unseen Spur and World War II Dragon's Teeth anti-tank defences. Bottom-right: snow-covered Castle Hill Road, Connaught Road, Constable's Road. Center-right: Constable's Gateway, drawbridge. Listed Building, English Heritage site, Ancient Monument. Norman Medieval History. See www.panoramio.com...

Castle Street in World War II, Dover, Kent, England, United Kingdom. 1940: Note the suspended street lighting and the optician's legend of "National Eye Service" around the clock on the right. Junction with Maison Dieu Road at top, Castle Hill Road on far side; above are Laureston Place and Victoria Park houses. Dover Castle with Peverell's Gateway on the skyline. A Second World War Urban Dover, Victorian Architecture, and History photograph. See: www.panoramio.com...

A Dramatic Sky and the Lord Warden House under Snow, Dover Harbour, Kent, England, UK. Built as the Lord Warden Hotel in the Western Docks by Victorian architect Samuel Beazley between 1848-1853. Became Royal Navy's HMS Wasp Shore Station during Second World War. Now Lord Warden House and offices of freight agents. Grade II Listed Building. Winter view (January 2013) from A20 Limekiln Street railway bridge. Architecture, World War II, and History. See: www.panoramio.com...

The Dover Museum Listed Building in Winter, Market Square, Kent, England, UK. Museum facade is the only remaining part of 1846 Victorian Market Hall that was built on site of 1746 Town Gaol. Damaged by shells and bombs in World War II. New building contains Silver Screen Cinema, entrance in Gaol Lane on left. Discovery Centre and Dover Library to the right, Ellie Cafe Bar (pub) to the left. Snow in February, 2012. Urban Dover Architecture and History. See: www.panoramio.com...

Royal Ordnance QF 25-pounder Field Guns, Saluting Platform, Dover Castle, Kent, England, UK. Saluting Platform built above Long Gun Magazine (c. 1800) near Victorian Officers New Barracks. Royal Artillery 25-pdr used in British Army at start of World War II, last used 1972 SAS Battle of Mirbat. Background: Roman Pharos, Saxon church of St Mary-in-Castro. Listed Building, English Heritage, and Scheduled Ancient Monument. History. Travel and Tourism. See: www.panoramio.com...

Statue of Admiral Sir Bertram Home Ramsay, Dover Castle, Kent, England. Memorial to Vice-Admiral Sir Bertram Home Ramsay located near the cliff edge in the grounds of Dover Castle. Unveiled by Duke of Edinburgh in 2000. Co-ordinator of Operation Dynamo, Dunkirk evacuation 1940, World War II. Died 1945 France. Castle is Listed Building and English Heritage site, also Scheduled Ancient Monument. World War II History and Royal Navy photo. More information at www.panoramio.com...

Dragon’s Teeth Anti-Tank Obstacles, 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). Located on the Spur earthwork (with Ravelin) at the northern end of Dover Castle. Listed Building, English Heritage site, and Ancient Monument. British Army, History, Travel and Tourism. More at: www.panoramio.com...

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: www.panoramio.com...

Dover Harbour and English Channel from the snow-covered Western Heights, Kent, England, UK. Western Docks: Fred Olsen Cruise Lines' Balmoral Cruise Ship, Admiralty Pier, and Jetfoil Basin. Prince of Wales Pier, Clock Tower, old Hoverport, Lord Warden House (ex-hotel, World War II Royal Navy HMS Wasp). Dover Marina: Tug Haven, Tidal Harbour, Crosswall Quay (Lifeboat Station), and Granville Dock. Winter 2009 Port of Dover Tourism, Travel, and Vacation. See: www.panoramio.com...

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: www.panoramio.com...

Victorian Inner Bridge Ruins under Snow, North Entrance, Western Heights, Dover, Kent, England, UK. Classic view of the drawbridge (left) and bridge combination that spans the South Tenaille Moat; the Tenaille, a monolithic block, is the brickwork on the right, road tunnel on left behind drawbridge beams. Part of Dover's Forgotten Fortress, a defense system begun during the Napoleonic Wars then continued in mid-Victorian era. Winter 2010 (February). See: www.panoramio.com...