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Offline unfairytale

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Re: Former Slavation Army Church, Dover.
« Reply #4 on: April 17, 2009, 23:50:18 »
That would be 1913.
I have a picture of it with the front part of the upper floor blown-out. I'll see if I can find it in the morning. The ruined building also took another hit four years after the first in 1944: A direct hit from a shell.
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Offline colin haggart

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Re: Former Slavation Army Church, Dover.
« Reply #3 on: April 17, 2009, 22:48:20 »
You're right, the small plaque says, ( from what I can make out.)

... 18 or 1913, destroyed by enemy action, 1940, rebuilt to the glory of God 1953.

I had to use a magnifying glass to enlarge the photo on my camera screen.

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Re: Former Slavation Army Church, Dover.
« Reply #2 on: April 17, 2009, 20:21:10 »
It's a lot older than that. It looks new because it was bombed during the war and repaired...Maybe in 1953?
And as far as I know it is being turned into flats.
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Former Salvation Army Church, Dover.
« Reply #1 on: April 17, 2009, 19:32:12 »
The former Salvation Army Church ( citadel, I think they call it) in Dover has been closed for sometime and is being converted into flats.

I thinks it was built in 1953.


 

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