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Mount Edgcumbe Cottage, Royal Tunbridge Wells

Description: Mount Edgcumbe Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 24 November 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 167965

OS Grid Reference: TQ5792839280
OS Grid Coordinates: 557928, 139280
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1310, 0.2557

Locality: Royal Tunbridge Wells
Local Authority: Tunbridge Wells Borough Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: TN4 8BX

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Listing Text

Mount Edgcumbe Cottage
TQ 5739 SE 4/67 24.11.66.
An early Cl9 house of which the north-east front is Gothicised. This is in 2
parts. The north end of the front has 2 storeys and 1 window. It is fronted with
painted wood grooved in imitation of masonry and has a crow-stepped gable flanked
by wooden pinnacles, also square-headed casement windows containing pointed panes
and with dripstones over. The east end of the front has only 1 storey but 3 windows.
It has a stuccoed front with castellated parapet and ordinary sash windows, but
with dripstones over them. The south-west front is not Gothicized, except that
it has one French window containing pointed heads to the top panes. This front
is L-shaped and the north-west bay is splayed and projecting.
Mount Edgcumbe, Mount Edgcumbe Cottage and Ephraim Lodge form a group. form a +roun -

Listing NGR: TQ5792039278

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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