Bromley College of Further and Higher Education, Rookery Lane Campus (also known as Oakley House (part of Rookery estate), Elmfield House & Ravensbourne Lodge)9186

Greater London, England, Greater London

Brief Description

Remnants of the former landscape include the lake, boathouse, fishing house, icehouse, and an oak clump in fields to the west of Elmfield House.

History

Bromley College of Further and Higher Education was established here as Bromley Technical College in 1959, the college campus set in extensive grounds that are vestiges of the C18th/19th landscape of the Rookery estate. The 1st edition OS Map of 1871 shows the estate and the college campus retains the same shape.

Access & Directions

Directions

Rail: Bromley South then bus. Bus: 61, 208, 261, 320, 358, 402.
History

Period

  • 18th Century
References

Contributors

  • London Parks and Gardens Trust