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12-16, the Pantiles, Royal Tunbridge Wells

Description: 12-16, the Pantiles

Grade: II
Date Listed: 20 May 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 168138

OS Grid Reference: TQ5812338798
OS Grid Coordinates: 558123, 138798
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1266, 0.2583

Location: A26, Royal Tunbridge Wells, Kent TN2 5TN

Locality: Royal Tunbridge Wells
Local Authority: Tunbridge Wells Borough Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: TN2 5TN

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Listing Text

(North West Side)
Nos 12 to 16 (even)
TQ 5838 NW 1/12 20.5.52
Cl8 front, but marked "Erected 1664". Built in 3 sections. The north wing is
built over an arcade leading from tile Pantiles to London Road. 2 storeys and
attic above the arcade, tile-hung. 3 dormers and 3 windows. The east wing is
fronted with painted wood, grooved in iimitation of masonry. 3 storeys. Paired
bracket eaves cornice. 3 sashes with most glazing bars intact. The 1st floor
has one curved and one canted bay window on the 1st floor. Modern shop fronts.
Colonnade of 6 Tuscan columns on high plinths in front with fine cast iron balcony
met. No 16 is the south wing at the back of the shops. It has a half-hipped
gable. Doorcase in London Road with fluted pilasters and flat hood over on brackets.
No 16 has a good C18 staircase with one plain and 1 spiralled baluster to each
tread, scrolled tread ends and a newel post in the form of a Tuscan column.
Nos 2 to 28 (even) and Nos 38 to 72 (even) form a group.

Listing NGR: TQ5813538809

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Source: English Heritage

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