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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…

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 http://www.panoramio.com/photo/26912140

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 http://www.panoramio.com/photo/27054022

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 http://www.panoramio.com/photo/80269935

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 http://www.panoramio.com/photo/80269935 Urban Church Architecture and History.

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…

Dover Unitarian Church Listed Building at Sunrise, Adrian Street, Dover, Kent, England, UK. Octagonal Georgian church built 1819 by Thomas Read, Architect. Vestry. First Dover Sunday School. Free Christian Church, Baptists. Memorial plaque to congregation members who died World War I. View A256 York Street at Sunrise. Western Heights. Georgian Architecture and History; Urban. More information at http://www.panoramio.com/photo/58152909

South Churchyard of St Mary the Virgin Church, Dover CT16 1BY, Kent, England, UK. Graveyard of this Church of England parish church is seperated from the church grounds proper by St Mary's Passage that runs this side of the blue railings from Cannon Street (left) to Church Street (right). Originally a Roman site, then probably Saxon. Norman church built between 1066 and 1086. Victorian restoration. Urban Dover Architecture and History photo. More at: http://www.panoramio.com/photo/28024263

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

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…

Mystery of the Empty Victorian Vault of Cowgate Cemetery Nature Reserve, Dover, Kent, England, UK. Nine bodies interred but insertion of camera through design feature in vault headstone reveals empty coffins and general disarray. Believed to be the work of Grave Robbers operating in Dover area in late 1980s. Exterior of vault shown in Pinterest video: http://pinterest.com/pin/519532506983451433/ Cemetery design attributed to Stephen Geary, architect of Highgate Cemetery, London. Church…

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