The front of Dover's Town Hall in Biggin Street.
This historic building contains: Stone Hall, Connaught Hall, the Council Chamber and the Mayor's Parlour.
The Zeebrugge Bell (commemorating Admiral Roger Keyes' 1918 raid on Zeebrugge, Belgium) is under the housing directly below the lefthand side of the clock.
A satellite view of the Town Hall.
"Dover in World War Two: 1942 (1) is a ten minute British Ministry of Information film, released by the US Office of War Information, and narrated by the American journalist, Edward R. Murrow.
The video contains a short clip of Dover Town Hall from further up the street to the viewer's left in the above photo.
The whole video can be seen at Dover in World War Two: 1942 or choose one of the other pre-selected entry points:
Dunkirk Evacuation 0:00:40
Winston Churchill 0:01:22
The Mayor 0:05:49
St Martin's Battery 0:07:03
Pencester Gardens 0:09:41
(1) Original titles: Dover (1942) or Dover Front Line.
A view of the Town Hall taken during the Second World War from further up the High Street.
NB A high resolution (relatively speaking, that is) version of the above-mentioned video can be seen at Dover in World War Two: 1942 or, again, choose one of the pre-selected entry points:
Dover Town Hall 0:06:25
St Martin's Battery 'Look-A-Like' 0:07:03
Maison Dieu House and the Dover Civic War Memorial are just out of shot to the right.
John Latter / Jorolat
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