Open Map
Close Map
Projections and Nav Modes
  • Normal View
  • Fisheye View
  • Architectural View
  • Stereographic View
  • Little Planet View
  • Panini View
Click and Drag / QTVR mode
Share this panorama
For Non-Commercial Use Only
This panorama can be embedded into a non-commercial site at no charge. Číst dál...
Do you agree to the Terms & Conditions?
For commercial use, contact us
Embed this Panorama
For Non-Commercial Use Only
For commercial use, contact us


The Crossing, St Mary in Castro, Dover.

It is believed that there has been a church on or near this site from about 630AD. The origins of the church that you see here date to Saxon times being built around 1000AD. When being constructed, flint and tiles were taken from an adjacent Roman pharos (lighthouse) to help build the walls. These tiles can still be found in the walls today. Over the years the church has been through many cycles of falling into disuse and restoration to what you see today.

It is amazing that a church like this, in its position is still in such good shape. With Dover being an important strategic location during World War 2 the church and the surrounding castle would have been easy pickings, but due to it providing a very visible and useful way-point marker on the way to London it was spared.

Copyright: Robert Bilsland
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 11718x5859
Taken: 31/07/2015
Uploaded: 02/01/2016


Tags: interior; church; crossing; windows; colour; bright; stone; wood; historic building; worship; architecture
More About England

It looks like you’re creating an order.
If you have any questions before you checkout, just let us know at and we’ll get right back to you.