The south side of Orpington House, as seen from the south-west

Date:
21 Oct 1937
Location:
Orpington House, St Mary Cray, Bromley, Greater London Authority
Reference:
BB71/09419
Type:
Photograph (Negative)

Description

The photographer's notes state: 'South front from S.S.W'.

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.

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

Keywords

Post Medieval House

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