Panorama of Dover Castle and Town in Sunshine and Snow, Western Heights, Kent, UK

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Left of centre on the snow-covered skyline is Henry II's Norman Keep (or Great Tower) of Dover Castle; further left are three masts of a World War II early-warning Chain Home radar station (ex-RAF Swingate). Right of centre are the Roman Pharos, adjacent Saxon church of St Mary-in-Castro and Victorian Officers Mess.

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John Latter on November 19, 2013

Stretching across the lower half of the photo is the row of large terraced houses of Victoria Park, to the left of which lies the southern entrance to the Zig Zags; if you know where to look, the West Wall of Old St James Church is also visible (bottom right, in a line under the end houses of Victoria Park).

Within 5 to 150 yards of where this winter photo was taken from are: Cowgate Cemetery Nature Reserve, the Court’s Folly, the 64 Steps, and the Drop Redoubt.

This is the uncropped version of Dover Castle in Snow and Sun, Winter 2009, from the Western Heights.

The uncropped version also appears on the Pinterest Dover Castle and Pinterest Dover in Winter boards.

Also see:

Dover Town and Dover Castle from the Western Heights in Autumn

Dover Castle is a Listed Building and English Heritage site.

United Kingdom history, travel, and tourism.

John Latter / Jorolat

Dover Blog: The Psychology of a Small Town

This is the Images of Dover website: click on any blue "John Latter" link to access the Entry Page.

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Photo details

  • Uploaded on November 19, 2013
  • © All Rights Reserved
    by John Latter
    • Camera: PENTAX Corporation PENTAX K100D
    • Taken on 2009/12/19 15:15:01
    • Exposure: 0.006s (1/160)
    • Focal Length: 55.00mm
    • F/Stop: f/8.000
    • ISO Speed: ISO200
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
    • No flash