Light Trails on the A20 Townwall Street at Daybreak, Dover, Kent, England, UK

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Below York Street Roundabout: A20 Snargate Street and corner of Wellington Dock (Marina). Above (left): Georgian King's Arms Library (derelict), Burlington House, Dover Leisure Centre. Above (right): Cambridge Terrace; J-shaped Gateway Flats and the Premier Inn Lodge, both overlooking the sea front and harbour. Sunrise view from St Martin’s Battery, Western Heights. Urban Light Trails.

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John Latter on February 27, 2013

This is a zoomed image of 600 yards to the York Street Roundabout. If you've clicked on a Google Earth icon to get here, it can be mistaken for the Prince of Wales Roundabout that is only 100 yards away. Unfortunately, the cliff-edge is quite unapproachable - especially if you need glasses, like I do - so no overhead views of the P of W roundabout are available. Right, back to business:

A similar view taken when it was really dark:

Night Panorama of Townwall Street and York Street Roundabout, Dover

The beige-coloured hotel in the top right-hand corner is only 40 yards away from the pebble beach that is hidden by the foreground trees. See:

Waves breaking over the Seawall of Dover Harbour

The proximity of the Gateway apartments to the seaside is shown in:

Pebble Beach, Seafront, Gateway Flats, and Dover Castle

Above the Gateway Flats and Premier Inn, still hidden in the dawning light, is part of one of England's icons:

Panorama of the White Cliffs of Dover in Sunlight and Shadow

Between Cambridge Terrace and the seafront promenade is one of the town's war memorials:

Indian Mutiny Rifles Monument, Camden Square

A view of the non-tidal Wellington Dock, part of Dover Marina and a Listed Building:

Panorama of Wellington Dock and Snargate Street at Sunrise

A modern view of the derelict former library building:

Ex-King’s Arms Library, 1-2 Snargate Street

A 19th century drawing of the same:

Georgian Wood Engraving of the King’s Arms Library

The Roman Severus Gate (also known as Boldware Gate) lies beneath the A20 just above the roundabout. Townwall Street is so named because it originally followed the line of the medieval town walls.

The photo also has part-views of: The White Horse Inn, Old St James the Apostle Church, Bench Street, Victoria Park, and Castle Hill Road (leads to Dover Castle.

A Dover Tourism, Travel, and Vacation photo.

John Latter / Jorolat

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  • Uploaded on February 27, 2013
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    by John Latter
    • Camera: PENTAX Corporation PENTAX K100D
    • Taken on 2010/09/12 06:01:46
    • Exposure: 30.000s
    • Focal Length: 200.00mm
    • F/Stop: f/22.000
    • ISO Speed: ISO200
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
    • No flash