Category Archives: Whitfield

Old Park Part II: From Barracks to Junior Leaders to Houses & Business Park

In 1938 Robert Letheridge Murray Lawes was the owner of the 423 acres Old Park estate on the north east side of Dover (see part I of the Old Park story). This was originally two separate estates, the originally Old … Continue reading

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Old Park history part I & the Foundation of the Playing Fields Association

Lost in the mists of time there was the manor of Archer’s Court at Whitfield, northeast of Dover. Nearby was a house belonging to the Knights Templars with a large park. Following the demise of the Templars in the early … Continue reading

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