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Alan de Maid Lettings
The Old Municipal Buildings 19 East Street
Bromley
Greater London
BR1 1QE
020 3151 3915; 020 3369 4236
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West Wickham, BR4

3 Bedroom House To Rent

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3 Bedroom House, Layhams Road, West Wickham, BR4 9HD

Property Description

A superb semi detached family home situated in a prime residential area ideal for Hayes and West Wickham B.R stations, their respective High Street's are also within close proximity. With accommodation briefly comprising; three bedrooms, two separate receptions, modern fully fitted kitchen and a contemporary family bathroom. Additional benefits to include; a well maintained private rear garden, driveway for 2/3 cars and a garage.Unfurnished. Early viewing essential to avoid disappointment.

West Wickham is a place in the London Borough of Bromley, England. It is 10.3 miles (16.6 km) south east of Charing Cross. West Wickham history dates back to early settlements existing since 1068, although the name `Wickham` is an indication of an earlier Anglo-Saxon settlement. The town also lies on the line of a Roman road, the London to Lewes Way.

The Prime Meridian passes through West Wickham

About the town

West Wickham was mentioned in the Domesday book with the following entry "In lordship 2 ploughs. 24 villagers have 4 ploughs. 13 salves; a church; a mill at 20d.; a wood at 10 pigs. Value before 1066 8; later 6: now 13. Godric son of Karl held it from King Edward".

In Tudor times, the Manor House Wickham Court was expanded by the Anne Boleyn family and the area was popular for deer hunting. The Grade II Listed building, was built by Sir Henry Heydon in 1469. His wife was Anne, a daughter of Sir Geoffrey Sullen, who was mayor of London in 1469. She was the great-aunt of the famous Anne Bullen or Boleyn. The house was later sold to the Lennard family in 1580. In 1935, it was sold and adapted for use as an hotel. After World War II, it was sold to the Daughters of Mary and Joseph. An American order of Nuns. Currently, it is known as Coloma College (a teacher training college) run by the Daughters of Mary and Joseph, a community of religious sisters.

Until the 1900s West Wickham remained a small village. The inter-war period saw rapid development and transformation into a suburb, facilitated by the arrival of the railway (which had opened in 1882).

Modern day West Wickham is a suburb of Greater London, after the London Government Act 1963, which came into effect in 1965, with West Wickham absorbed into the London Borough of Bromley. Like many suburbs of Greater London the area consists of local retail outlets, pubs, restaurants and primarily 1930's housing.

It also hosted a plaque containing the original bark of Stock Tree (a tree so called as it was behind the village stocks) that once stood opposite 'The Swan' which was cut down owing to the requirement to build a new road. The plaque and bark now reside at West Wickham Library, on Glebe Way.

Semi-Detached House

3 Bedrooms

2 Reception Rooms

Unfurnished

Heating: Central Heating

Parking: Private Driveway & Garage

Available: August

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  • 3 Bedroom House To Rent

    West Wickham, BR4

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