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Derwent House
Derwent House, on Camden Park Road, Chislehurst, Bromley, is one of a number of the locally renowned 'Willett-built' houses erected on the Camden Park Estate by high-class speculative builder William Willett in the 1900s. Willett bought the entire estate in 1890 [1] with the intention of building on it all but the venture was not successful and he erected only a small number of houses there and on Wilderness Road. The remainder of the estate became the Chislehurst
Chislehurst
Golf Club with the mansion, Camden Place, becoming its clubhouse. Derwent House was erected in 1899. The design is inspired by the arts and crafts movement. It is of red brick in with a red clay tiled roof. It was designed by Ernest Newton
Ernest Newton
and a ballroom was added in 1903 by Amos Faulkner (Willett's in-house architect). Faulkner also designed the detached motor house with carriage-wash canopy
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Listed Building
A listed building or listed structure is one that has been placed on one of the four statutory lists maintained by Historic England
Historic England
in England, Historic Environment Scotland
Historic Environment Scotland
in Scotland, Cadw
Cadw
in Wales, and the Northern Ireland Environment Agency in Northern Ireland. The term has also been used in Ireland, where buildings are surveyed for the National Inventory of Architectural Heritage
National Inventory of Architectural Heritage
in accordance with the country's obligations under the Granada Convention. However, the preferred term in Ireland is protected structure.[1] A listed building may not be demolished, extended, or altered without special permission from the local planning authority, which typically consults the relevant central government agency, particularly for significant alterations to the more notable listed buildings
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Bromley
Bromley
Bromley
is a district of south east London
London
England, located 9.3 miles (15.0 km) south east of Charing Cross.[2] It is the administrative headquarters of the London
London
Borough of Bromley, and identified as a major metropolitan centre in the London
London
Plan. Bromley
Bromley
was historically a market town chartered since 1158 and an ancient parish in the county of Kent.[3] Its location on a coaching route and the opening of a railway station in 1858 were key to its development, and the economic history of Bromley
Bromley
is underpinned by a shift from an agrarian village to commerce and retail. As part of the suburban growth of London
London
in the 20th century, Bromley
Bromley
significantly increased in population and was incorporated as a municipal borough in 1903
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Daylight Saving Time
Daylight saving time
Daylight saving time
(abbreviated DST), sometimes referred to as daylight savings time in US, Canadian and Australian speech,[1][2] and known as British Summer Time
British Summer Time
(BST) in the UK and just summer time in some countries, is the practice of advancing clocks during summer months so that evening daylight lasts longer, while sacrificing normal sunrise times. Typically, regions that use daylight saving time adjust clocks forward one hour close to the start of spring and adjust them backward in the autumn to standard time.[3] George Hudson proposed the idea of daylight saving in 1895.[4] The German Empire
German Empire
and Austria-Hungary
Austria-Hungary
organized the first nationwide implementation, starting on April 30, 1916
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Geographic Coordinate System
A geographic coordinate system is a coordinate system used in geography that enables every location on Earth to be specified by a set of numbers, letters or symbols.[n 1] The coordinates are often chosen such that one of the numbers represents a vertical position, and two or three of the numbers represent a horizontal position
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Special
Special
Special
or specials may refer to:Contents1 Music 2 Film and television 3 Other uses 4 See alsoMusic[edit] Special
Special
(album), a 1992
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Ernest Newton
Ernest Newton
Ernest Newton
RA F RIBA
RIBA
(12 September 1856 – 25 January 1922) was an English architect and President of Royal Institute of British Architects.Contents1 Life 2 Career 3 Writing 4 Works in Kent 5 ReferencesLife[edit] Newton was the son of an estate manager of Bickley, Kent. He was educated at Uppingham School. He married, in 1881, Antoinette Johanna Hoyack, of Rotterdam, and had three sons. He was resident again at Bickley
Bickley
in 1883 and built his own house at Bird in Hand Lane, Bickley in 1884
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Chislehurst
Chislehurst
Chislehurst
(/ˈtʃɪzəlˈhɜːrst/) is an affluent suburban district in south east London, England, within the London Borough of Bromley. It borders the London Boroughs of Bexley and Greenwich, and lies east of Bromley
Bromley
and south west of Sidcup. It is 10.5 miles (16.9 km) south east of Charing Cross.Contents1 Toponymy 2 Present features2.1 Camden Place3 Past features 4 Education 5 Notable residents 6 Places of worship 7 Transport7.1 Rail 7.2 Bus8 Nearby Areas 9 ReferencesToponymy[edit] The name "Chislehurst" is derived from the Saxon words cisel 'gravel', and hyrst 'wooded hill'. Present features[edit]Royal ParadeSt Nicholas' Church and Charles A Janson Memorial Drinking Fountain Chislehurst Caves
Chislehurst Caves
entrance Chislehurst
Chislehurst
is regarded as an affluent area and one of the most expensive places to live in South East London
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William Willett
William Willett
William Willett
(10 August 1856 – 4 March 1915) was a British builder and a tireless promoter of British Summer Time.Contents1 Biography 2 Family 3 References 4 Further readingBiography[edit] Willett was born in Farnham, Surrey, in the United Kingdom, and educated at the Philological School. After some commercial experience, he entered his father's building business, Willett Building Services. Between them they created a reputation for "Willett built" quality houses in choice parts of London and the south, including Chelsea[1] and Hove, including Derwent House. He lived most of his life in Chislehurst, Kent, where, it is said, after riding his horse in Petts Wood near his home early one summer morning and noticing how many blinds were still down, the idea for daylight saving time first occurred to him. This was not the first time that the idea of adapting to daylight hours had been mooted, however
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Arts And Crafts Movement
The Arts and Crafts movement
Arts and Crafts movement
was an international movement in the decorative and fine arts that began in Britain and flourished in Europe and North America between about 1880 and 1920, emerging in Japan (the Mingei
Mingei
movement) in the 1920s. It stood for traditional craftsmanship using simple forms, and often used medieval, romantic, or folk styles of decoration. It advocated economic and social reform and was essentially anti-industrial.[1][2][3] It had a strong influence on the arts in Europe until it was displaced by Modernism
Modernism
in the 1930s,[4] and its influence continued among craft makers, designers, and town planners long afterwards.[5] The term was first used by T. J. Cobden-Sanderson
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Derwent House
Derwent House, on Camden Park Road, Chislehurst, Bromley, is one of a number of the locally renowned 'Willett-built' houses erected on the Camden Park Estate by high-class speculative builder William Willett in the 1900s. Willett bought the entire estate in 1890 [1] with the intention of building on it all but the venture was not successful and he erected only a small number of houses there and on Wilderness Road. The remainder of the estate became the Chislehurst
Chislehurst
Golf Club with the mansion, Camden Place, becoming its clubhouse. Derwent House was erected in 1899. The design is inspired by the arts and crafts movement. It is of red brick in with a red clay tiled roof. It was designed by Ernest Newton
Ernest Newton
and a ballroom was added in 1903 by Amos Faulkner (Willett's in-house architect). Faulkner also designed the detached motor house with carriage-wash canopy
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Derwent House, Matlock
Derwent House is a historic building in Matlock in Derbyshire, England, originally the home of the important Knowles family in the 17th century. The original estate included several buildings surrounding what is now known as Derwent House, including one which is believed to be one of the oldest buildings in Matlock, dating from circa 1670, predated only by the bridge over the River Derwent. Hall Leys Park
Hall Leys Park
is built on land bequeathed by the Knowles family to the parish of Matlock in 1898.[1] Derwent House has been run as a guest house since the mid-20th century. Coordinates: 53°08′05″N 1°33′02″W / 53.13472°N 1.55056°W / 53.13472; -1.55056 References[edit]^ Bryan, Benjamin (1903). Matlock Manor and Parish. Bemrose & Sons Ltd. p. 74. This article about a Derbyshire
Derbyshire
building or structure is a stub
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