1873-74 – Sundridge Park, Bromley, Kent

SM 45 – Feb 15

Edward George Lind bought the Sundridge estate in 1792, and called in Humphry Repton to advise on the landscape.   He recommended that the old house should be re-sited on the opposite side of the valley, and that the surrounding farmland should be converted into a park, but, before any improvements had been made to the estate, Lind sold the property to Claude Scott, a wealthy corn merchant, who accepted Repton’s recommendations, and had the new mansion built.   Continue reading “1873-74 – Sundridge Park, Bromley, Kent”