Ladd’s Field models

Three scale models of the development of Ladd's Field (Otford) from brick field to rubbish dump and then to the Vestry industrial estate.
The Vestry Estate that we know today owes its existence to the geology of the land beneath it.
In the late 1820s…

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Eynsford Castle model

Scale model of Eynsford Castle with figures as it may have appeared in 1170.

It was home to the archbishop’s knight, William de Eynsford. His great grandfather, Ralf, son of Uspeck, had first built a moated enclosure on this spot eighty years previously.…

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Percy Pilcher and the Hawk

A model of Percy Pilcher and his Hawk hang glider 1899
The 30th September 1899 was a damp day. At his wealthy friend’s home in Stanford Park, Percy Pilcher was persuaded to make a final demonstration flight of the Hawk to a gathering of financiers.…

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Palace Model

A model of the Palace as it might have been in 1514. The model is based on the best available information as to the layout and construction of the Palace

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