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Rock Villa

A Grade II* Listed Building in Tunbridge Wells, Kent

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.1348 / 51°8'5"N

Longitude: 0.2609 / 0°15'39"E

OS Eastings: 558275

OS Northings: 139705

OS Grid: TQ582397

Mapcode National: GBR MPS.SXG

Mapcode Global: VHHQD.GQRZ

Entry Name: Rock Villa

Listing Date: 20 May 1952

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1338834

English Heritage Legacy ID: 168056

Location: Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN1

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 Holy Trinity with Christ Church

Church of England Diocese: Rochester

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Listing Text

LONDON ROAD
1.
1746
No 85
(Rock Villa)
TQ 5839 NW 3/53 20.5.52
II* GV
2.
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

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