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An unauthorised wall built at tea-rooms on Charing Hill owned by the Dean of Canterbury (Rev Hewlett Johnson) was reported to the Ministry of Works. The 20ft long wall had been built to replace another in disrepair from blocks formerly blocking the windows in Canterbury Cathedral. Twice the council had granted him a licence, but he had not taken action. The Dean stated “It was a technical blunder”. The cafe is managed by Fred Crowe, the Dean’s chauffeur for 35 years. He bought the cafe to prevent a dog track being built on the spot, thinking the view would be lost forever.