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1-17, Calverley Park Crescent, Royal Tunbridge Wells

Description: 1-17, Calverley Park Crescent

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 24 November 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 167930

OS Grid Reference: TQ5875539459
OS Grid Coordinates: 558755, 139459
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1324, 0.2676

Location: 9 Calverley Park Crescent, Tunbridge Wells TN1 2NB

Locality: Royal Tunbridge Wells
Local Authority: Tunbridge Wells Borough Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: TN1 2NB

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Listing Text

Nos 1 to 17 (consec)

TQ 5839 SE 7/80 24.11.66

This crescent was originally called Calverley Promenade. It was built in 1828-1835 and was designed as shops with lodging houses above, but they later became houses. No 1 was the bath-house, and in the centre house was a reading room with a billiard room over. Decimus Burton Architect. Built of local Tunbridge Wells stone. The ground floor of the garden front is stuccoed. 3 storeys and basement cornice and parapet. 2 sashes to each with most glazing bars intact. French windows on the 1st floor. On the 1st floor is a continuous stuccoed balcony supported on a slender iron colonnade based on a raised platform with an iron railing above the colonnade. The end houses (Nos 1 and 17) and the 3 centre houses (Nos 8,9 and 10) project slightly and have a cornice below the top floor. The end houses also have curved bays at the sides.
Nos 1 to 17 (consec) form a group.

Listing NGR: TQ5875239458

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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