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Accommodation for Visitors to St Margaret's. 1930 - 31
Extract from an unknown publication listing the accommodation for visitors available in St Margaret's in 1930 - 31.
Advertisements for St Margaret's from Dover Official Guide 1974
Two typed pages listing details from the Dover Official Guide of 1974 for businesses in St Margaret's.
Album of St Margaret's photographs by JJ Bettridge. c1890
A series of 16 photographs from the album by JJ Bettridge who was Parish Clerk for many years. Kindly loaned for scanning by Mr K Hadman 01) Front cover 02) View from Ness Point looking NE across the ...
Article and architect's drawing about the Granville Hotel from The Building News. 1907
A printout from The Building News of the 4th October 1907 which shows an architect's drawing of the hotel together with a short article.
Fishermen and boats on St Margaret's Bay beach. c1890
A sepia photograph on card depicting two men, T Drew & M Drew, possibly fishermen, standing in their boat on the beach at St Margaret's Bay. The photograph is undated but appears to be pre 1900. ...
Granville Hotel, Hotel Road: colour leaflet. c1960
A colour leaflet with details of The Granville Hotel and description of the local facilities.
Granville Hotel, Hotel Road: View from a verandah
From the Gordon Denoon album. Undated
St Margaret's Bay from Ness Point. c1920
Enlargement of a black and white postcard titled 'St Margaret's Bay looking East'. Undated. Includes Adcock's Villas and Granville Hotel. Dover Patrol Memorial cannot be discerned so likely to be pre 1921
St Margaret's Bay from Ness Point. 1890s
This view from The Ness looking across the Bay was probably taken in the late 1890.s. There is more development around the old Coastguard Cottages, but the Excelsior Tea Rooms at the bottom of the ...
St Margaret's Bay from Ness Point. 1925/35
Black and white photograph of St Margaret's Bay and clifftop buildings, taken from Ness Point looking north east. Includes the Dover Patrol Memorial, Granville Hotel and The Edge. The buildings on the beach are intact. Buildings ...
St Margaret's Bay from the sea. c1924/5
Colour postcard titled 'St Margaret's Bay From The Sea' Number in bottom r/h corner, 76093, suggests taken 1924/25. The view shows the Granville Hotel on the Leas and Beachhaven, The Snuggery, Graciosa, Beechin and Eglinton Cottages ...
Tea party at the Granville Hotel. c1916/17
From the Gordon Denoon album. The caption in the album to this photograph read:- Tea party at the Granville Hotel (1916 or 1917) - Dorothy Bladen, Ralph Wackett, Muriel and my mother; I am on the extreme ...
The Granville Hotel by Ruth Nicol. September 1995.
From the September 1995 issue of The Journal for Kent History is an article on The Granville Hotel by Ruth Nicol, a local resident and Hon. Archivist of the St Margaret's History Society
The Granville Hotel, cover of a guide book. c1950s
From the Gordon Denoon album a copy of a front page of a hotel guide depicting the Granville Hotel. Below can be seen the newly constructed sea wall and promenade. Circa 1950s
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