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Grove Ferry Wickhambreaux Kent England Uk

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Running East from Canterbury the Stour passes thru Grove Ferry (the original Ferry was to the Isle of Thanet - no longer an Isle!).

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A: Grove Ferry Bridge Wichambreaux Kent England Uk

by Geoff Mather, 270 meters away

Running East from Canterbury the Stour passes thru Grove Ferry (the original Ferry was to the Isle of...

Grove Ferry Bridge Wichambreaux Kent England Uk

B: Reculver Towers South Reculver Kent England Uk

by Geoff Mather, 6.3 km away

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C: Recluver Towers Centre Reculver Kent England Uk

by Geoff Mather, 6.3 km away

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D: Reculver Ruins

by Nick Moore, 6.3 km away

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E: Reculver Towers East Reculver Kent England Uk

by Geoff Mather, 6.3 km away

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Reculver Towers East Reculver Kent England Uk

F: Reculver Towers West Reculver Kent England Uk

by Geoff Mather, 6.3 km away

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G: Regia Anglorum at Wychurst. Stand Off.

by John Willetts ARPS, 6.8 km away

This panorama shows some of the group readying for battle. No excuses - it's purely pictorial. Pictor...

Regia Anglorum at Wychurst. Stand Off.

H: Regia Anglorum at Wychurst. At Ease.

by John Willetts ARPS, 6.8 km away

This panorama shows some of the group 'at ease' outside their longhouse. No excuses - it's purely pic...

Regia Anglorum at Wychurst. At Ease.

I: Regia Anglorum at Wychurst

by John Willetts ARPS, 6.8 km away

The living history reenactment group, Regia Anglorum, enjoying a feast; celebrating a victory or plan...

Regia Anglorum at Wychurst

J: Canterbury Cathedral, interior, door to Choir

by William Hamblin, 10.1 km away

The monumental stairway and magnificent gate leading into the choir of the cathedral of Canterbury.

Canterbury Cathedral, interior, door to Choir

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