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63-65, Mount Ephraim

A Grade II Listed Building in Tunbridge Wells, Kent

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.134 / 51°8'2"N

Longitude: 0.2579 / 0°15'28"E

OS Eastings: 558073

OS Northings: 139611

OS Grid: TQ580396

Mapcode National: GBR MPS.S1M

Mapcode Global: VHHQD.FR6K

Entry Name: 63-65, Mount Ephraim

Listing Date: 20 May 1952

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1225648

English Heritage Legacy ID: 168086

Location: Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN4

County: Kent

District: Tunbridge Wells

Town: Tunbridge Wells

Electoral Ward/Division: Culverden

Built-Up Area: Royal Tunbridge Wells

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

Church of England Parish: Tunbridge Wells St John

Church of England Diocese: Rochester

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Listing Text

MOUNT EPHRAIM
1.
1746
(North West Side)
Nos 63 to 65 (consec)
TQ 5839 NW 3/62 20.5.52.
II GV
2.
A terrace of 3 large houses, not all uniform or arranged quite symmetrically.
Circa 1800. 3 storeys and semi-basement painted brick. 13 windows in all. Each
house has a large curved bay of 3 windows each. Stringcourse above lst floor.
Eaves cornice. The bays have roofs which are rounded hips rising to a point like
half a cone. Glazing bars missing. All 3 houses have porches up 4 steps, No 63
with fluted columns, the others plain. All 3 have semi-circular fanlights, those
of Nos 64 and 65 being particularly large ones. Doors have had some of their
panels cut away and glazed. These 3 houses were at one time called Wellington
Place. The 1st Duchess of Wellington, then Lady Wellesley, lived at one of them
('Douro House') during the 1st part of the Peninsular war and was serenaded there
by the inhabitants after the Battle of Talavera in 1809.
Nos 63 to 65 (consec) and pavement form a group.


Listing NGR: TQ5803739584

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