A first floor room in the west wing of the farmhouse at Manor Farm after work had begun to the demolish the building

20 Feb 1936
Manor Farm, Farmhouse, St Mary Cray, Bromley, Greater London Authority
Photograph (Negative)


The photographer's notes state: 'The S.E. angle of the same room. Old timber and plaster wall on left adjoining the small room, over the entrance hall, to the east. Doorway in the same wall opens into the passage of the Main wing. Doorway in S. side of passage (visible through the former doorway) formed the entrance to the lobby leading to the bathroom. Thin partition wall on right gives a glimpse, through a large hole, of the west doorway of the above lobby opening into the bathroom, and a bit of the latter room. The great timber upright in the angle of the room (over the kitchen) is the upper storey part of the north end pier of the old arcade. The 2 short transverse floor joists in foreground indicate the former opening in the floor for a stair'.

The farmhouse at Manor Farm was located on the east side of the Orpington Bypass (now Cray Avenue), just to the south of the railway line.


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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