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The piece appeared close to Dover’s ferry terminal on Sunday

A Banksy mural in Dover exhibiting a workman chiselling a star from the EU flag might be eliminated and bought, the homeowners of the constructing have mentioned.

The Godden household mentioned they have been taking a look at choices with the Bankrobber Gallery in London for the paintings.

They mentioned: “We’re exploring choices for the retention, removing or sale of the piece.”

The Goddens beforehand misplaced a Excessive Courtroom battle after attempting to promote one other Banksy mural they owned.

The constructing close to Dover’s ferry terminal is because of be demolished as a part of a regeneration challenge.

“We’ll look to profit native charities with proceeds from any sale of the [Dover] piece,” mentioned the household, which has a big property portfolio.

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Artwork Buff appeared on a wall of a constructing, in Payers Park in Folkestone, additionally owned by the Godden household

Dover District Council has mentioned it is going to be utilizing CCTV to watch the paintings, on York Road, after it was defaced.

In 2014, a Banksy mural of a woman staring at an empty plinth was painted on a wall of an amusement arcade, additionally owned by the Godden household.

The work entitled Artwork Buff was shipped to the USA to be bought, however was returned to Folkestone in 2015 after a prolonged Excessive Courtroom battle.

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The removing of the star causes cracks to the remainder of the EU image