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Vale Towers, Royal Tunbridge Wells

Description: Vale Towers

Grade: II
Date Listed: 7 June 1974
English Heritage Building ID: 168043

OS Grid Reference: TQ5817539286
OS Grid Coordinates: 558175, 139286
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1310, 0.2592

Location: Sandown Place, Royal Tunbridge Wells, Kent TN1 1DL

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

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Listing Text


No 58
(Vale Towers)
TQ 5839 SW 2/246
Mid C19 in 'Gothick' style. 3 storeys and basement built of Tunbridge Wells stone.
Irregular plan. The left hand side has a 3 storey tower with crenellations. Stringcourses
1 or 2 casements with hood moulding above and projecting porch with flight of
stone steps leading to street level. The centre portion is of 3 storeys and attics.
Slate mansard roof with 2 mullioned and transomed dormers. 2 windows on other
floors with hood moulding above. The right side portion is set back with 1 mullioned
and transomed casement with hood moulding. Stringcourses. Doorcase set in arch.
The side elevation is of painted brick.

Listing NGR: TQ5817339281

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Source: English Heritage

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