TQ4673 : Reflections in suburban Sidcup

taken 4 years ago, near to Sidcup, Bexley, Great Britain

Reflections in suburban Sidcup
Reflections in suburban Sidcup
People might imagine places like Sidcup are without beauty, but a still early morning in Lamorbey Park, Sidcup shows otherwise.

The present Lamorbey House, seen here across its lake, is now part of Rose Bruford College. It dates in part from 1744 or at least 1784. In 1910 the house changed from a private residence into a hotel and continued as such until purchased by Kent Education Committee late in 1946. The Kent Education Committee very quickly opened the building as an Adult Education Centre in January 1947, and occupancy was shared with the Rose Bruford Training College from 1950.
Part of the estate to the south of the lake is now a public park and this view across the lake is from the park. For more information on the history of the house and estate see LinkExternal link
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TQ4673, 55 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 15 April, 2014   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 17 April, 2014
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Park and Public Gardens  Lakes, Wetland, Bog  Educational sites 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 4658 7313 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:26.2925N 0:6.4512E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 4678 7319
View Direction
West-southwest (about 247 degrees)
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