Orpington

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Orpington is a town and electoral ward in the London Borough of Bromley, Greater London, England, at the south-eastern edge of London's urban sprawl.wikipedia
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Fordcroft Anglo-Saxon cemetery

Fordcroft
During the Anglo-Saxon period, Fordcroft Anglo-Saxon cemetery was used in the area.
It is located in the town of Orpington in South East London, South-East England.

Ramsden Estate (Orpington)

Ramsden Estate
Stone Age tools have been found in several areas of Orpington, including Goddington Park, Priory Gardens, the Ramsden estate, and Poverest.
The Ramsden Estate is a council estate in Orpington, South East London part of the London Borough of Bromley.

Goddington

Goddington Park
Stone Age tools have been found in several areas of Orpington, including Goddington Park, Priory Gardens, the Ramsden estate, and Poverest. There are rugby, football, tennis and cricket pitches in Goddington Park which are used by Westcombe Park RFC, Orpington Cricket Club and Orpington Football Club.
Goddington is an area of Orpington in the London Borough of Bromley.

Crofton Roman Villa

Crofton
The area was occupied in Roman times, as shown by Crofton Roman Villa and the Roman bath-house at Fordcroft.
Crofton Roman Villa in Orpington, in the London Borough of Bromley, is a Roman villa which was inhabited between approximately 140 and 400 AD.

St Mary Cray

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Until the railway came, the local commercial centre was nearby St Mary Cray, rather than Orpington.
It is located north of Orpington, and 13 mi south-east of Charing Cross.

London Borough of Bromley

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Orpington is a town and electoral ward in the London Borough of Bromley, Greater London, England, at the south-eastern edge of London's urban sprawl.
The built-up area around Orpington not only encompasses its direct outskirts of Chelsfield, Crofton, Derry Downs, Goddington, Kevingtown, and Petts Wood; it also includes the erstwhile separate settlements of Farnborough, Green Street Green, Pratts Bottom, St Mary Cray and St Paul's Cray.

Orpington Urban District

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Orpington has been part of the London Borough of Bromley since 1 April 1965, previous to this Orpington's local government was the Orpington Urban District.
Orpington was a local government district in north west Kent from 1934 to 1965 around the town of Orpington, England.

World Romani Congress

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In 1971, an international meeting of Romany people was held at Orpington; this Orpington Congress marked the founding of the International Romani Union, a group seeking political representation for Romanis throughout Europe.
The first World Romani Congress was organized in 1971 in Orpington near London, England, United Kingdom, funded in part by the World Council of Churches and the Government of India.

Cray Wanderers F.C.

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Cray Wanderers F.C., established in 1860 no longer plays in Orpington, but now shares a ground with Bromley F.C. On 3 October 2014 Cray Wanderers signed a conditional contract to purchase Flamingo Park Sports Centre on the A20 Sidcup bypass.
Based on later reports, the club has a claim to have been established some time in 1860 in the twin villages of St. Mary Cray and St Paul's Cray, near Orpington.

Newstead Wood School

Newstead Wood School for Girls
Bromley Tennis Centre (six indoor courts and four floodlit outdoor courts) is in the grounds of Newstead Wood School. The state secondary schools include St. Olave's Grammar School and Newstead Wood School, which both select students on the basis of their performance in a highly competitive entrance examination.
Newstead Wood School is a selective girls' grammar school in Avebury Road, Orpington, London, England.

St Olave's Grammar School

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The state secondary schools include St. Olave's Grammar School and Newstead Wood School, which both select students on the basis of their performance in a highly competitive entrance examination.
St. Olave's and St. Saviour's Grammar School ( or ) is a boys selective secondary school in Orpington, Greater London, England.

Orpington railway station

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Orpington railway station is a transport hub served by Southeastern with trains to Central London stations Charing Cross and Cannon Street via Grove Park, as well as Victoria via Bromley South and Herne Hill.
Orpington railway station is on the South Eastern Main Line, serving the town of Orpington in the London Borough of Bromley, south-east London.

Orpington F.C.

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There are rugby, football, tennis and cricket pitches in Goddington Park which are used by Westcombe Park RFC, Orpington Cricket Club and Orpington Football Club.
Orpington Football Club is a semi-professional football club based in Orpington, Greater London.

Bromley College of Further & Higher Education

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The Orpington campus of Bromley College, Bromley is a further education college.
Built in 1972, Orpington College's tower block remains the tallest building in Orpington.

Orpington (UK Parliament constituency)

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In 1967, Eric Lubbock, then Liberal MP for Orpington, promoted a Private Member's Bill to provide permanent Gypsy sites; this resulted in the Caravan Sites Act 1968 that placed an obligation upon local authorities to provide sites for locally residing travellers.
The constituency is in the quite uniformly larger-housing dominated London Borough of Bromley, which has low unemployment and forms the southeastern limits of Greater London, and of this contains the largely buffered settlements of St Mary Cray, parts of St Pauls Cray, Swanley and Ruxley, then ascends through Orpington, Farnborough, and Chelsfield to the uppermost tracts of the North Downs and to the Biggin Hill settlement, which has an airport and retains some of the hill-farming and woodland which dominated the area through the Industrial Revolution until the inter-war period.

A232 road

A232
The M25 ring-road around London passes Orpington to the south of the town and three A roads, the A208, A224 and A232 pass through the area.
It connects the A24 in Ewell with the A224 Orpington bypass (in other directions).

A roads in Zone 2 of the Great Britain numbering scheme

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The M25 ring-road around London passes Orpington to the south of the town and three A roads, the A208, A224 and A232 pass through the area.

Orpington Hospital

Emergency Medical Service Hospital, Orpington
Today Orpington Hospital provides rehabilitation and therapy services, outpatient and diagnostic services (including dermatology and diabetes), but it no longer has an Accident and Emergency Unit.
Orpington Hospital is an acute general hospital in Orpington, London.

Farnborough, London

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The nearest A&E is Queen Mary's Hospital, Sidcup, or Princess Royal University Hospital, Farnborough.
It is located south west of Orpington and south east of Bromley.

River Cray

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The Grade II listed Priory Gardens designed by the last private owners of The Priory, Cecil and Lilian Hughes, consists of Italianate and Arts & Crafts style formal gardens reflecting the Hughes respective interests, a landscaped park with children's play area, and a trio of natural ponds where the River Cray rises.

Chelsfield

Chelsfield Village
One could see the Buff Orpington at Tripes Farm, Chelsfield Lane until the late 1990s, when the chicken coop was removed from the farm.
It is south-east of Orpington, near London's county border with Kent.

Pamela Harrison (composer)

Pamela Harrison
Pamela Harrison was born in Orpington, England, and studied with Gordon Jacob and Arthur Benjamin at the Royal College of Music in London.

Jeremy Barnes (cricketer)

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Barnes was born at Orpington in March 1970.

Nic Jones

Nic Jones was born on 9 January 1947 in Orpington, London, where his father owned a newsagent's shop.