Bromley, Kent

Kearsley's Traveller's Entertaining Guide Through Great Britain (1803):

Bromley is seated near the river Ravensburn. Near the town is a palace of the bishops of Rochester, where here is a mineral spring, the water of which has the same qualities as that of Tunbridge. At the entrance on the l. is a college for twenty clergymen's widows with an annual allowance of thirty pounds a year and sixty to the chaplain. It was founded by Dr Warner, bishop of Rochester in the reign of Charles II and augmented by the munificence of the rev. Mr Hetherinton and the late Dr Pearce, bishop of Rochester

Inns: White Hart, Bell.

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 Chapter 37 
"Oh! -- Your uncle! -- He keeps a man-servant, does he? I am very glad you have somebody who thinks of those things. Where shall you change horses? -- Oh! Bromley of course. If you mention my name at the Bell, you will be attended to."

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