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Kent Archaeological Review extract

Letters to the Editor --
Demolition at Ravenscroft, Bromley.
by Elizabeth Warman.


A letter by Mr Pickering in the August newsletter mentioned the demolition of Ravenscroft, Bromley. This building, erected in 1660, was one of the finest remaining in Bromley and was listed by the Ministry of Housing. Its demolition in 1965 was a serious and deplorable loss to the area. Happily the new Greater London Borough of Bromley seems to be much more aware of its obligation to its traditions, amenities and local history.

Before Ravenscroft was demolished members of the West Kent Border Group were able to record the plan, draw the facade in detail and to take photographs. A coloured slide of the main exterior has now been sent to Mr Pickering as requested.

Yours faithfully,

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