Poverest

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Poverest
Poverest is located in Greater London
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51°23′24″N 0°06′02″E / 51.389971°N 0.100509°E / 51.389971; 0.100509Coordinates: 51°23′24″N 0°06′02″E / 51.389971°N 0.100509°E / 51.389971; 0.100509

Poverest is an area in the London Borough of Bromley, located between Petts Wood and St Mary Cray.[1] The name is a corruption of Margaret de Pouery who owned a manorial estate here in the 14th century.[2] The remains of a Roman bathhouse and Saxon burial ground have been uncovered on Poverest Road.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Willey, Russ. Chambers London Gazetter, p 394.
  2. ^ Willey, Russ. Chambers London Gazetter, p 394.
  3. ^ Willey, Russ. Chambers London Gazetter, p 394.