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The Old Drill Hall (now O’Neils) – Heritage Building Profile

The Drill Hall, Nos 27-29 East Street, was opened in 1872 for use by the Bromley Volunteer Rifle Corps. Town celebrations and events were held here. It became a public house in 1997. x  

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Bromley North Station – Heritage Building Profile

The original timber buildings which formed Bromley North Station were rebuilt in 1925, just prior to the electrification of the line. The railway, both here and at Bromley South, altered Bromley’s existence as a market town. A population of 5,500 … Continue reading

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The Railway Public House – Heritage Building Profile

The Railway Public House was built in 1879, possibly by Berney & Sons who also designed the Star & Garter public house in the High Street, for the brewers Nalder and Collyer. Visual references to the brewers can be seen … Continue reading

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College Slip – Heritage

College Slip is the passageway which follows the old college wall. In the latter part of the 19th century it was still a country lane leading to open fields. The early 19th century cottage on the north side was the … Continue reading

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The Swan and Mitre – Heritage Building Profile

The Swan & Mitre is an old coaching inn which was popular with carters carrying farm produce and fish, resting on their journey to the London markets. It dates mainly from the early 19th century

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Walters Yard – Heritage

Until the end of the 18th century the east side of the High Street from The Bell Inn northwards, including part of the side of the college, comprised land called Grete House. This was a large private estate now covered … Continue reading

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194 High Street formally Pamphilons – Heritage Building Profile

Nos. 196-198 High Street was a dwelling house which became used as a wine merchant towards the end of the 18th century. George Pamphilon became the owner in 1865 and in 1876 he rebuilt the premises. The timber shopfront reflects … Continue reading

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194 High Street, the Partridge – Heritage Building Profile

The Partridge Public House stands at the junction of Church Road and was originally built for the National Provincial Bank in 1927 by architects Gunton & Gunton. It became a Public House in 1995.

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Parish Church of St Peter and St Paul – Heritage Building

Essentially only the tower still survives of the Medieval  church, of St Peter and St Paul. It was originally at/before 1226, then rebuilt in 1327, and in 1824-30, only to be gutted in the “Bromley Blitz” bombing raid of 16th April, … Continue reading

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Medhursts, now Primark, 162 High Street – Heritage Building Profile

Primark occupies Fred Meadhurst’s Department store, the name being visible high above the central entrance. Medhurst’s was a drapery shop, first occupying numbers 49 and 50 in the High Street, which was started in 1879 by Fred Medhurst. The business … Continue reading

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