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Rock Villa, Royal Tunbridge Wells

Description: Rock Villa

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 20 May 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 168056

OS Grid Reference: TQ5827539705
OS Grid Coordinates: 558275, 139705
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1347, 0.2609

Location: 20 Mt Ephraim Road, Royal Tunbridge Wells, Kent TN1 1EA

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

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Listing Text

No 85
(Rock Villa)
TQ 5839 NW 3/53 20.5.52
C18. 2 storeys and attics. The front is tile-hung and painted. 3 dormers, the
centre one with curved pediment. 3 sashes with glazing bars intact. The centre
1st floor window is round-headed. Porch with thin columns, open pediment and
rectangular fanlight to the doorway with geometric tracery. Modern door. A tablet
on the house records that Thackeray stayed there in 1860 and wrote "Tunbridge
Toys" there.
Nos 83 to 85 (consec) form a group.

Listing NGR: TQ5827639704

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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