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Accommodation available in St Margaret's from 'Dover - Gateway of England'. 1964
A4 typed transcript of entries from the 1964 edition of 'Dover - Gateway of England, Official Guide' listing 3 properties providing accommodation in St Margaret's.
Booklet containing postcards of St Margaret's at Cliffe sold by the Cliffe Hotel
A booklet produced and sold by the Cliffe Hotel which originally contained six pictures in rich sepia photogravure of St Margaret's, which could be used as postcards. Only three remain. The booklet was published by ...
Cliff and Beach St Margaret's Bay. postmark 1933
This unusual, portrait style, sepia postcard is titled 'Cliff and Beach, St.Margaret's Bay' and does show the Bay, beach and cliffs to good effect. It is number 11088 in a series produced by M. ...
Cliffe Hotel and Boarding House, High Street. 1925
Laminated A5 sheet (page 21 of an unknown publication) featuring an advertisement for the Cliffe Hotel and Boarding House, St Margaret's at Cliffe. A handwritten date of 1925 is shown at the top.
Cliffe Hotel and walkway over Cripps Lane. postmarked 1936.
A sepia postcard of part of the Cliff Hotel, specifically showing the high bridge across Cripps Lane connecting two parts of the buildings. Published by M & R J Gough of the Post Office, St ...
Cliffe Hotel and walkway over Cripps Lane. c1930
A sepia postcard of the Cliffe Hotel in St. Margaret's at Cliffe (not the Bay as titled) showing Cripps Lane and the hotel gardens. Bearing the name Madges, the village shop proprietor, and published in ...
Cliffe Hotel bar after closing time, 1952
Photograph and accompanying caption taken from the Gordon Denoon album. 'Bubbles' was the nick-name of the hotel barmaid, Eva and Charles Groves were the hotel proprietors.
Cliffe Hotel bills. 1926
From the Gordon Denoon album, copies of four Cliffe Hotel bills made out to the Denoon family. The first three bills cover their stay during the summer of 1926 from 30th July to the 21st August. The ...
Cliffe Hotel from the Church tower roof. Undated
From the Gordon Denoon album
Cliffe Hotel front entrance. 1959
From the Gordon Denoon album a copy of a Madge's (Series 450) postcard titled 'The Cliff Hotel. St Margaret's Bay'. Dated in the album as 1959
Cliffe Hotel in winter, 1955
Photograph taken from the Gordon Denoon album showing part of the Cliffe Hotel. Taken in 1955.
Cliffe Hotel Tennis Courts in Chapel Lane, mid-1920s
Photograph from the Gordon Denoon album with accompanying caption.
Cliffe Hotel Tennis Courts, Chapel Lane. Pre 1914
From the Gordon Denoon album a postcard titled 'Tennis Courts. Cliffe Hotel. St Margaret's-at-Cliffe' Gordon Denoon's caption reads: 'A very rare postcard pre 1914'
Cliffe Hotel, High Street. mid 20th c
Copy of a Frith postcard taken from the Gordon Denoon album showing the Cliffe Hotel (now Cliffe House) down to Post Office corner.
Cliffe Hotel. Undated
Taken from the Gordon Denoon album this photograph is of the side of the hotel with the outside steps to the Garden Room on the left. Undated
Cliffe House and Cliffe Hotel. 1935
Two photographs, one showing the front of Cliffe House (postcard in Madge Series 450) and the other is taken outside the Cliffe Hotel and has a caption 'Dora burnt in the bonfire 1935' and appears ...
Cliffe House land before the school was built. Notes made by A McFie from Kent County Archives
A typed copy of notes made by A McFie from the County Archives and concerns the use of land where Cliffe House now stands before it was built. (1858? - see U844 docs in Townsend ...
Cliffe House School at the time of James Temple senior c1820
Two photocopies showing Cliffe House School when it was run by James Temple senior c.1820 or later. It would be interesting to know if this view is accurate as it shows a much more extensive range ...
Cliffe Tavern trading card. c1960
A copy of a trading card as published by the Cliffe Tavern, which shows pictures of the two bar areas and a front and rear view of the hotel.
Completion of the new guest annexe at The Cliffe Hotel. June and September 1983
891: Photograph of new guest annexe at the Cliffe Hotel nearing completion. June 1983. Handwritten text added to mount reads 'This cottage built by United Construction, Sandwich'. 892: Photograph of new guest annexe at Cliffe Hotel, ...
Cottages adjacent to the Cliffe Hotel. High Street. Undated.
This photograph was taken from the village High Street. The cottages now form part of the hotel accommodation at what is now The Cliffe.
Cripps Lane in Winter. Undated
From the Gordon Denoon album. Photograph taken from the Chapel Lane end of Cripps Lane. The church appears in the background. Undated
Cripps Lane: Summer and Winter
From the Gordon Denoon album. The accompanying caption reads: 'Looking down the Lane in Summer and Winter' Both undated but the summer photograph is thought to be a Judges postcard C1937.
Eva Groves and Tommie Denoon, Cliffe Hotel car park. 1959
From the Gordon Denoon album. The accompanying caption reads: 'Eva Groves talking to Tommie (in car) in 1959. Note the removal of the brick wall and hedge to make way for a car park' Eva Groves was ...
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