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18, Goods Station Road

A Grade II Listed Building in Tunbridge Wells, Kent

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.1355 / 51°8'7"N

Longitude: 0.265 / 0°15'53"E

OS Eastings: 558561

OS Northings: 139797

OS Grid: TQ585397

Mapcode National: GBR MPS.MV4

Mapcode Global: VHHQD.JQYD

Entry Name: 18, Goods Station Road

Listing Date: 15 April 1987

Last Amended: 24 June 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1084419

English Heritage Legacy ID: 168175

Location: Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN1

County: Kent

District: Tunbridge Wells

Town: Tunbridge Wells

Electoral Ward/Division: Park

Built-Up Area: Royal Tunbridge Wells

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

Church of England Parish: Tunbridge Wells St Barnabas

Church of England Diocese: Rochester

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Listing Text

In the entry for GOODS STATION ROAD
6/340
No 14

the address shall be amended to GOODS STATION ROAD
No 18
and the description shall be amended to read

Purpose built ironmongers store, now shop. Built in 1888 with
shop front altered in C20. Front of cast iron with glazed panels the
other elvations brick. Hipped slate roof with pitched roof light and
eaves tiles. 3 storeys. Front elevation has end rendered pilasters through
1st and 2nd floors surmounted by stylized brackets with ball finials.
Wide cornice and fascia bands. Continuous 6 light window divided by
pilasters with flat arches between. The interior contains a central
galleried atrium supported on twisted cast iron columns on the ground
floor and plain cylindrical columns on the 1st floor. Wooden 2 tiered
balustrading to open well and boarded panelling. Simple roof of queen
post type construction. Included for technological innovation as an
early example of structural ironwork in a shop. The rear part of no
18 is not of special interest.

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GOODS STATION
1.
5285
ROAD
TQ 5839 NE
No 14
6/340
II
2.
Purpose built ironmongers store, now shop. Built in 1888 with shopfront altered
in C20. Front of cast iron with glazed panels the other elevations brick
with iron ridge tiles. Hipped slate roof with pitched roof light, 3 storeys.
Front elevation has end iron pilasters through 1st and 2nd floors surmounted
by stylized brackets with ball finials. Wide cornice and fascia bands. Continuous
6 light window divided by pilasters with almost flat arches between. The
interior contains a central galleried atrium supported on twisted cast iron
columns on the ground floor and plain cylindrical columns on the 1st floor.
Wooden 2 tiered balustrading to open well and boarded panelling, simple roof
of queen post type construction. Included for technological innovation as
an early example of structural iron work in a shop.


Listing NGR: TQ5855139787

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