An exterior view showing the east front of Orpington House
- 21 Oct 1937
- Orpington House, St Mary Cray, Bromley, Greater London Authority
- Photograph (Negative)
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The photographer's notes state: 'East front (close up) from E. The garden entrance and an original transomed window on the left of the drawing room. (Original negative damaged. This negative from a print)'.
The house, originally known as Walden Manor, was once the home of WIlliam Cook, the creator of the Orpington Buff breed of chicken. It was around the time of his occupation, at the end of the 19th century, that it was renamed Orpington House. The name was changed back to the original in the mid-20th century.
© Historic England Archive
Photographer: Street, Philip Edmund Wills