A view looking north-east across Williams Place towards the backs of 58, 60 and 62 High Street

12 Apr 1938
Williams Place, St Mary Cray, Bromley, Greater London Authority
Photograph (Negative)
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The photographer's notes state: 'In the foreground is the little road, Williams Place, that goes eastwards into the High Street. The river Cray is crossed by this road being under it just on the further side of the telegraph pole in this photo. No 1142 photo was taken looking down the stream from above the fence on the left. The backs of Nos 58 (white building on the left; 60 (up to high chimney stack); 62 (from above stack to beyond the next one to right; & 64 (only a bit of the roof ridge is visible) High Street (west side). The dwelling in foreground behind the telegraph pole is No 2 Williams Place. No 64 High Street is behind it. The high building at the back is "The Black Boy" pub on the east side High Street'. [No 1142 photo refers to BB71/09123]

Williams Place linked the High Street with the Orpington Bypass (now Sevenoaks Way) but it is no longer in existence. The east end of the road is now known as Market Meadow.


This is part of the Series: PEW01/01 Phillip Edmund Wills Street Collection, Negatives; within the Collection: PEW01 Phillip Edmund Wills Street Collection


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Photographer: Street, Philip Edmund Wills


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