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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 House with board advertising conversion to apartments. 23 March 2006
A photograph of Cliffe House with Marshall & Clarke's board advertising its conversion to apartments 23 March 2006.
Cliffe House, High Street and Carrier's Arms. postmark 1903
A postcard in black and white, postmarked January 1903, of the village High Street in St. Margaret's at Cliffe. The entrance steps to the church can be seen on the left and two horses patiently ...
Cliffe House, High Street and village shops . c1972
Photograph of the High Street taken c1972. On the right is Cliffe House and the last building in the distance on the right is The Red Lion pub. Photograph taken by Ray Warner.
Cliffe House, High Street c.1930
Postcard of Cliffe House and the High Street c.1930. '37034 The Village, St Margaret's at Cliffe'.
Cliffe House, High Street from churchyard; High Street outside Florinda Cottages. April 1989
Two views looking along the High Street. One is from the churchyard opposite the Cliffe Hotel and the other is from further up outside Florinda Cottages. 15 April 1989
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.
Date stone on Acardia Cottage High Street
Stone showing date in wall of Arcadia Cottage, High Street
David Skardon's Fish Van in the High Street, 1986
David Skardon's fish van parked at the entrance to Well Lane, opposite the Village Shop. 3 April 1986.
Drawing of the High Street from Bay Tree House by Molly Lodge
A black and white sketch of the High Street, Post Office corner and the church by Molly Lodge. Made into a notelet and sold in aid of NSPCC. No date.
Elias Viner and two women in the High Street. 1892 -1908
A detail from a larger photograph of Elias Viner and his grocery business. Eliot Viner died on 8th April 1908 aged 60. It is thought the woman in the doorway is his wife Matilda who died on ...
Flood water in the High Street. 1910
The bottom of the High Street in flood. In the the first photograph the man with fishing rod on the left is Mr Houghton. The man on the right with fishing rod is Mr Heath standing ...
Girl Guides outside the village Post Office. 1934
From the Gordon Denoon album. Commentary by Gordon Denoon. Joan, his daughter, who took the photograph would have been 11 in 1934.
High Street and Madge's Stores. postmark 1910
A colour tinted postcard published by J B Madge of the Post Office Stores at St Margaret's at Cliffe showing his stores and other businesses, with the church in the background. It is postmarked 8.30pm ...
High Street Cottages next to The Hope. c1900
A black and white photograph of cottages at the bottom end of the High Street between The Hope Inn and Chapel Lane. Two women, three children and baby posed in front of the cottages. Advertising ...
High Street from Hogbin's shop to Sea Street. pre 1903
A black and white postcard numbered 14492 on the front, of the High Street approaching the junction with Reach Road. One of the shops on the right is W & A Hogbin, the other is ...
High Street from the church steps, Greengrocers on right. c1970
Two views along the High Street c1970. Greengrocer's shop, R T Jones, on the right.
High Street with church steps and Carrier's Arms. postmark 1904
This Victoria Series, black and white postcard numbered 998, by J Davis of 24 Queen Victoria Street, London, E C, depicts a busy scene in the High Street with carts parked appropriately outside the Carriers ...
High Street, Beehive Stores and Madge's Stores
This sepia postcard, number 1697 in the 'Victoria Series' published by John Davis of 24 Queen Victoria Street, London E C, shows the village High Street and the stores of Sidney Houghton and J B ...
High Street, Beehive Stores and Madge's Stores. c1900
The many businesses that once existed in the High Street can be seen in this black and white postcard numbered 1697 in the Victoria Series, published by John Davis, 24 Queen Victoria Street, London E.C. ...
High Street, Carrier's Arms and Lloyd's Bank. c1955
Copy of a Tuck postcard. Lloyds Bank and the fruit shop can be seen.
High Street, interior of Madge's Stores c.1900
Two black and white photographs featuring interior views of what is believed to be Madge's Stores. JB Madge's first shop was The Cliffe Arcade next to Cliffe House in the High St. His second shop ...
High Street, Smugglers and Knotts Lane. March 2006
The High Street, 3 March 2006, looking towards The Smugglers. Former Village Stores under scaffolding.
High Street, Street Farm and Bay Tree Cottage.
Black and white photograph featuring the view across the High Street, St Margaret's at Cliffe, from the upper floor of the Village Stores. Across the road is Street Farm.
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