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Gilbraltar Cottage and Rocklea

A Grade II Listed Building in Royal Tunbridge Wells, Kent

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Latitude: 51.1333 / 51°7'59"N

Longitude: 0.2584 / 0°15'30"E

OS Eastings: 558108

OS Northings: 139537

OS Grid: TQ581395

Mapcode National: GBR MPS.S5R

Mapcode Global: VHHQD.FSG3

Plus Code: 9F3247M5+89

Entry Name: Gilbraltar Cottage and Rocklea

Listing Date: 20 January 1971

Last Amended: 28 February 2001

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1084487

English Heritage Legacy ID: 167963

Location: Culverden, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN4

County: Kent

District: Tunbridge Wells

Electoral Ward/Division: Culverden

Parish: Non Civil Parish

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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20-JAN-71 Gilbraltar Cottage and Rocklea

(Formerly listed as:
Gibraltar Cottage)


House, now subdivided. Circa 1828. Designed by Decimus Burton. An irregular shaped house of cottage Gothic style. 2 storeys, the south west front is stuccoed, the south east front is faced with weather-boarding. 4 windows facing south east and 4 windows facing south west. Stringcourse. The south-west front has 4 gables with scalloped bargeboards and its glazing bars intact. The south east front has 2 similar gables but beneath them 2 bays of 3 windows each have been built out on both floors. Glazing bars intact on 1st floor. French windows below. The north corner of the house has been made into a separate house called "Rocklea" with C20 windows.

Listing NGR: TQ5810539536

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