Category Archives: Camden Crescent

Edwin Farley – Mayor who stayed throughout WWI

In Wellesley Road, near Dover’s seafront there is a seat dedicated to Sir Edwin Wood Thorp Farley. An appropriate place, for nearby once stood the Dover Patrol Hostel that Sir Edwin established. This was destroyed during World War II. Sir Edwin, … Continue reading

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Dover Stage Coachotel

The Dover Stage Coachotel, near the seafront, was demolished in November 1988 to create a car park on Camden Crescent. It had been built on the site of an equally as distinctive building, the Round House. Dover’s first Council surveyor was builder … Continue reading

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Dr William Sankey – Camden Crescent and St Mary’s Church

Dr William Sankey, in the Dover history books, is correctly credited with the building, the style and the quality of the houses of Camden Crescent. He also suggested that the crescent should be named after the Marquis of Camden, then … Continue reading

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