A pile of timbers in the rickyard at Poverest Farm with a large curved beam, identified by the photographer as being the central principal from the farmhouse at Manor Farm, lying on top

Date:
7 Mar 1936
Location:
Poverest Farm, Orpington, Bromley, Greater London Authority, BR5
Reference:
BB71/09202
Type:
Photograph (Negative)

Description

The photographer's notes state: 'South side (both upper & lower parts) of the great central principal of the Great Hall. East face'.

There is also an additional note stating: 'In the rickyard at Poverest near St Mary Cray'.

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. It was demolished between January and February 1936.

Content

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

Rights

© Historic England Archive

People & Organisations

Photographer: Street, Philip Edmund Wills

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