A Survey of the Manor of Mayfield, taken by Richard Brown in 1678

1. The Manor House, barns, stables, malt houses, brewhouse, yards, gardens etc., all together on the West side of Orpington Street, having the house and orchard of [blank] Roste, gent., on the north, and part of Vicars Croft – 3.0.30

2. Home Field, abutting north on the Manor house and east on Orpington Street – 15.2.0

3. Upper Home field, adjoining on the west of Home field, and abutting north on Vicars Croft – 9.3.38

4. Vicars Croft, adjoining on the west of the Manor house and abutting north on the lane leading out of the Street and to Bromeshill and so to Cheselherst – 14.3.19

5. Stony Broomhill, adjoining north of Vicars Croft, and abutting north upon Bromhill green – 2.3.5

6. Upper Broomhill, adjoining on the west of Stony Broomhill and abutting north upon Bromhill green – 2.3.5

7. The Hop Garden, adjoining onto the west of Upper Home field and Vicars Croft, and abutting south on Home field Spring Wood – 6.3.22

8. Oxenden, abutting south on Colledge Land and also North on a piece of Colledge Land and Upper Bromehill – 22.3.0

9. Clay field, adjoining on the west of Oxenden, and bounded south with Clay wood – 5.3.22

10. Lower Oxenden, having the Hop Garden to the East and Oxenden to the South – 20.1.0

11. Abitts field, adjoining on the west of Oxenden and abutting south on Clay wood – 6.0.12

12. Another Abitts field, adjoining north of the last – 2.3.10

13. Kernwell Croft, in Kernwell Spring Wood – 1.2.20

14. Greate Hie field, bounded on the west and south with the lane going from Chisleherst to Orpington and on the north with land of John Connis, gent. – 15.2.18

15. Cowick Crofte, bounded on the north, west and south by land of John Connis, gent., and on the east by Coweek wood – 1.3.30

16. Perry field, abutting south on the lane from Chesleherst to Orpington and bounded west with Coweek wood, and on the north by land of Miles Beveridge – 7.0.25

17. Perry field, adjoining south of the aforesaid field and bounded on the west with the aforesaid lane – 4.12.14

18. Perry field, adjoining partly north of the last, bounded on the west with land of Miles Beveridge and also north with land of Lord Wotton – 7.2.25

19. Perry field, bounded on the north and west with Perry fields aforesaid and on the south with Bromehill – 7.2.10

20. Perry field, adjoining on the East of Perry field aforesaid, and bounded south with Broomhill – 7.1.36

21. Good Meade, abutting south on the lane from the Street to Bromehill, and bounded west with lands of Miles Beveridge – 2.0.34

22. Good Meade, adjoining the above on the east and abutting south on the way from the Street to Broomhill – 7.0.24

23. Lower Stock Meade, abutting south on the Mill grounds, and bounded east with land of [blank] Costine – 3.0.30

24. Stock Meade, adjoining north of the aforesaid field and bounded on the east by a little piece of meadow of Sir Percival Hart and the lane going from Reinall Smith to Orpington – 5.0.0

25. Heither Dullys, abutting west on the way from Orpington to Greenstead Green and the land of Mrs. Sancty – 17.2.0

26. South Dullys, adjoining south of the aforesaid, and bounded west with the lane aforesaid – 23.2.25

27. North Dullys, bounded on the north with land of Sir Percivall Hart and Mrs. Sancty, and on the east with Heither Dullys – 19.3.0

28. Little Dullys, adjoining south of North Dullys – 9.3.10

29. Greate Dullys, bounded on the south with the lane called Dullys lane going out of the lane leading from Orpington to Greenstead Green; and also on the east with Goddington lands being the lands of [blank] Haddon, gent., and abutting west on South Dullys – 40.2.20

30 Godington Dullys, adjoining north of Greate Dullys and bounded in the east with Goddington lands – 19.3.7

31. South field, abutting east on the lane from Orpington to Greenstead Greene, and bounded on the north with Colledge lands and south with lands of [blank] Roste, gent., and abutting west on land of [blank] Broome, gent. – 26.1.0

32. Hounds field, bounded east with the lane aforesaid and on the north with land of [blank] Roste, gent. – 7.0.20

33. Heither Shellys in the Parish of Farnborough, abutting east on the lane from Uptons to Farnborough and bounded on the north and west with land of Uptons, the lands of [blank] Broome, gent. – 5.3.27

34. Midle Shellys, in the Parish of Farnborough, adjoining on the south of the above field and abutting east on the said lane – 4.1.25

35. Further Shellys, in the Parish of Farnborough, to the south of the above field and abutting east on the same lane – 6.2.25

36. Lake Crofte, abutting south on the land of [blank] Stich, gent., and bounded on the east with his land also – 4.2.30

37. Croyten Orchard, abutting west on Croyton street, and east on the yard of [blank] Stich, gent., and bounded on the south with a way leading out of the said street to certain land there – 1.0.14

38. Rie Croft, on the West of Croyten Street, having a way out of Croyten street thereto, and bounded on the south with a wood called Croyten Heath – 2.2.0

A. Cowecke Wood, in the parish of Orpington, it’s the further part, bounded on the east with land of Lord Wotton and Mr. Edward Manning and abutting north on land of [blank] Connis, gent. – 19.1.20

B. Cowecke Wood, the heither part in the Parish of Orpington, bounded on the west with Greate high field, and abutting north on the Wood of |Lord Wotton and [blank] Connis, gent. and bounded on the east with land of Lord Wotton – 13.0.0

C. Kernwel Spring wood bounded on the east with the lane leading out of the way from Croyten to Orpington, and bounded on the west with land of [blank] Gellibrand, gent. – 6.1.20

[a note has been added reading – “the above measured 7.1.13”].

D. Abitts Spring wood, abutting west on the lane from Croyten to Orpington and adjoining Abitts field – 2.2.0

[a note has been added – “grubed”].

E. Home Spring wood, bounded on the east with Upper Home field – 9.1.20 [“grubed”].

F. Lake wood, bounded on the south with land of [blank] Stich, gent., and on the north with Town Court Farm – 33.0.29

G. Lake Spring, adjoining on the west of Lake Croft – 2.0.17

H. Bean haw wood, lying on the east of Croyten Street, and the way to it is out of Croyten Street by Mr. Stich’s house, through a Croft of Joseph Staple’s – 3.1.6 Part of the above wood was grubbed and now measures 2.3.36.

J. Croyten Heath wood, lying in the north end of Croyten wood – 4.2.30

K. A piece of wood lying in Gregories wood, which wood lies on the west side of Pincknes Lane going to the Farnborough road over Bromley Common – 0.3.6

L. Another piece of wood lying in another Gregories wood on the north of the way from Croyten Pound to the Farnborough road – 0.0.24

Historic Orpington

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