A view showing piles of timbers which had been removed from the farmhouse at Manor Farm stacked in a yard at Poverest Farm

9 Mar 1936
Poverest Farm, Orpington, Bromley, Greater London Authority, BR5
Photograph (Negative)
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The photographer's notes state: 'In the immediate foreground is the upper part of the westerly principal of the Great Hall. The underside showing groove (mortise) in centre for the top of the arch. Dovetail tenon at either end'.

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.


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