The original newel post and balusters on the first floor of the staircase in Orpington House
- 26 Oct 1937
- Orpington House, St Mary Cray, Bromley, Greater London Authority
- Photograph (Negative)
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The photographer's notes state: 'Stairhead, 1st floor. Original newel post and balusters from N.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.
© Historic England Archive
Photographer: Street, Philip Edmund Wills
Balustrade, Newel Post, Post Medieval House