Plaque

Thornton's Corner

Erection date: 2002

Inscription

Thornton's Corner
Beckenham Journal, 1881 - 1965
First British Airmail Post Office, 9th August 1902.

Bromley & Beckenham Philatelic Society 2002

Site: Thornton's Corner (1 memorial)

BR3, Beckenham High Street, 102 - 104

Credit for this entry to: Alan Patient of www.plaquesoflondon.co.uk

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Thornton's Corner

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First British airmail post office

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