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Bromley, Bromley

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Bromley, Bromley

Bromley is a large suburban district of south east London, England, and the administrative headquarters of the London Borough of Bromley. It was historically a market town, and prior to 1965 was in the county of Kent and formed the administrative centre of the Municipal Borough of Bromley.
Post townBROMLEY
Administrative CountyBromley
Traditional CountyKent
OS GridTQ4069
OS Settlement ClassificationTown
RegionLondon
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityMetropolitan
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLondon
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLondon
Ambulance AuthorityLondon
Dialling code020
 

Other names by which Bromley, Bromley has been known in the past

Beckenham ~ Bromeley ~ Bromley and Beckenham ~ Brumley ~ Bronlei

Bromley, Bromley in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Bromley.-- market town and par., W. Kent, on river Ravensbourne, 8 miles SE. of London by rail, 4725 ac., pop. 15,154; P.O., T.O., 1 Bank, 3 newspapers.Market-day, Thursday. B. was at one time the residence of the Bishops of Rochester. It possesses a college for clergymen's widows, and a medicinal spring strongly impregnated with chalybeate. One mile NW. of the town is Bromley Hill House.

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