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The Priory, Royal Tunbridge Wells

Description: The Priory

Grade: II
Date Listed: 24 November 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 167947

OS Grid Reference: TQ5842439494
OS Grid Coordinates: 558424, 139494
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1328, 0.2629

Location: 8 Church Road, Royal Tunbridge Wells, Kent TN1 1HT

Locality: Royal Tunbridge Wells
Local Authority: Tunbridge Wells Borough Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: TN1 1HT

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Listing Text

(North Side)
No 2
No 3
(The Priory)
TQ 5839 SW 2/12
TQ 5839 NW 3/12 24.11.66
Circa 1827. A pair by Decimus Burton. No 2 is of 3 storeys ashlar. Slate roof
having 3 gables with cornices. 3 casement windows with hood mouldings and 'Gothick'
heads to ground floor windows. Central french windows set in a 3 light bay with
crenellations above. Ogee arch. Plinth. Steps to street.
The right side portion of No 3 is Circa 1827. 2 storeys basement and attics ashlar.
Slate roof with 1 dormer. Projecting portion containing 2 casements with hood
moulding on the upper floor. The ground floor windows have 'Gothick' heads. Plinth.
9 steps to street with cast iron handrail. To the left is an extension of the
Mid C19 with a gable. 1 window, 3 light mullion on the 2nd floor and 4 light
mullion on the 1st floor with hood moulding above.
Nos 2 and 3 and Holy Trinity Church and walls form a group.

Listing NGR: TQ5842639494

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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