Siward Road, BR1

Place Name

Named after the medieval Bishop of Rochester Siward (or Sigweard) who served from AD1058 until his death in AD1075. Like many of the local streets it is named after one of the former Bishops of Rochester who from the 12thCentury to AD1845 resided at Bromley Palace (also known as the Bishop’s Palace). It is now part of the Civic Centre.

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