Shroffolds Farm

Farm, existing until the 1920s

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Shroffolds Farm was situated in Southend hamlet, on the road from Bromley.

Exterior of Shroffolds Farm c1910
Credit: London Borough of Lewisham
Part of the future Downham housing estate was (Great) Shroffolds Farm owned by the Earl of Northbrook. His 441 acre holding also included the nearby Holloway (also known as Halloway) Farm.

Shroffolds lay to the north and Holloway to the west of Southend. The people of Lewisham used to take weekend walks over the “Seven Fields”. Southend Hall was owned by the wealthy Forster family and there were two water mills on the River Ravensbourne.

The land was purchased by the London County Council in 1920 and Shroffolds Farm ceased to be.


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Exterior of Shroffolds Farm c1910
London Borough of Lewisham


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