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St Margaret's Village History
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'The Spirit of St Margaret's' an ornamental boat at the top of Bay Hill. 2012
Photograph of 'The Spirit of St Margaret's', the ornamental boat which is situated at the top of Bay Hill, marking the Olympic Year 2012
Auctioneers notice concerning the sale of a piece of land between The Droveway and Bay Hill. August 1895
A transcript of an Auction Notice from the Dover Express August 1895 concerning land for sale with a frontage on The Droveway and with splendid sea views.
Bay Hill from Reach Road pond. 20th century
A sepia postcard published by J B Madge of the Post Office, St Margaret's at Cliffe entitled ' A Peep of Bay Hill, St Margaret's-at-Cliffe' and numbered 2018. The view is taken from the pond ...
Bay Hill, St Margaret's Bay. postmark 1904
This black and white postcard in the Victoria Series and published by J Davis, 24 Queen Victoria Street, London EC shows the road leading to St Margaret's Bay. It is postmarked Chiswick 12.15am 20 JU ...
Coastguard Station, Bay Hill. pre WW2
A photocopied photograph of the Coastguard Station, Bay Hill pre WW2. The west end, which is facing the camera, was destroyed by shelling in 1943
Corner House Café, Bay Hill. pre 1939
This black and white postcard shows the Corner House Café that existed at the top of Bay Hill prior to 1939. It was published by the proprietors under the name of 'Ye Corner House Café', ...
Down Sea Street from Bay Hill. Undated
Photograph from the Gordon Denoon album with his accompanying narrative. The shot was taken from the top of Bay Hill and the Lighthouse Road junction looking inland down Sea Street towards the village. Undated
Madge's Memorial Bay Hill, with accompanying narrative.
From the Gordon Denoon album two photographs, with accompanying narrative, of the memorial to Sir William Madge sited on the Madge Field at the top of Bay Hill overlooking the Channel. Both photographs undated
Returning from the beach up Bay Hill. c1946.
Photograph of members of the Denoon family returning from the beach. The photograph is taken near the top of Bay Hill with the Madge memorial field on the left. The accompanying narrative identifies the figures in ...
Sea Street: Brief history of Small Downs (ex The Haven) and surrounding fields
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