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1 Palace Park – 4 Medieval Moat (and fish ponds)

The Old Bishops Palace was surrounded by a moat in the Medieval era. Moats were a status symbol for a mansion. Moats like these were not a serious military deterrent, though households inside a moat were more secure than otherwise. … Continue reading

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1 Palace Park – 6 The Ha-Ha

The Ha-Ha was an important part of the park, as it kept the local farmer’s livestock – ie cattle – out of the gardens so they didn’t eat all the ornamental plants! If correctly built, at over 8 foot high … Continue reading

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1 Palace Park – 2 The Fernery (Pulhamite stone feature)

The Fernery is one of the four Grade 2 listed features in the park. When Coles-Child bought the title of ‘Lord Of The Manor’ of Bromley from the Diocese of Rochester, he set about creating a garden worthy of his … Continue reading

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Add your voice! keep the Civic Centre blocks of flats at 4 floors

And, there are FIVE applications, which we’d like you to object to (you could copy-and-paste the same wording): 22/02984/CDETND – Joseph Lancaster one floor extension with existing window style 22/02986/CDETND – Joseph Lancaster with new window style to that floor … Continue reading

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