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Clock Tower, Prince of Wales Pier, Dover Marina, Western Docks, Kent, UK

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John Latter on May 15, 2007

The Clock Tower at the western end of Dover seafront's esplanade. Granville Docks are to the right and the Prince of Wales Pier is to the left.

The right-hand low building can be seen on the extreme left of the King Charles II Walk image.

According to the Illustrated London News of July 22,1893, the Clock Tower wasn't always in this location.

An article titled, "The new Harbour works at Dover" describes the proposals for constructing the Prince of Wales Pier, extending the Admiralty Pier, and 'moving' the Granville Clock Tower:

The scheme of the Dover Harbour Board, for the accommodation of commercial shipping east of the Admiralty Pier, is being carried into execution by Messrs. Coode, Son, and Matthews, engineers, successors to the late Sir John Coode, by whom the works were designed. There will be a new pier, starting from an open iron viaduct. 1260 ft. long, forming an agreeable marine promenade, which will be approached from the esplanade near the Granville Clock-tower. This involves the removal and rebuilding of the clock-tower.

Image/Photo taken at 7.14 am (according to the camera!) on May 15th, 2007.

John Latter on September 3, 2009

Another view of the Clock Tower, taken 3rd September, 2009: The Clock Tower, Sue's Seafood Stall, Prince of Wales Pier,.

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John Latter on September 9, 2009

The Tidal Harbour is on the other side of the Clock Tower.

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  • Uploaded on May 15, 2007
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    by John Latter
    • Camera: PENTAX Corporation PENTAX Optio 33LF
    • Taken on 2007/05/15 06:15:34
    • Exposure: 0.002s (1/640)
    • Focal Length: 5.80mm
    • F/Stop: f/4.800
    • ISO Speed: ISO100
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
    • No flash