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1-17, Calverley Park Crescent

A Grade II* Listed Building in Royal Tunbridge Wells, Kent

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Latitude: 51.1324 / 51°7'56"N

Longitude: 0.2676 / 0°16'3"E

OS Eastings: 558755

OS Northings: 139459

OS Grid: TQ587394

Mapcode National: GBR MPS.VX0

Mapcode Global: VHHQD.LSBR

Plus Code: 9F3247J9+X2

Entry Name: 1-17, Calverley Park Crescent

Listing Date: 24 November 1966

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1346502

English Heritage Legacy ID: 167930

Location: Park, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN1

County: Kent

Electoral Ward/Division: Park

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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Nos 1 to 17 (consec)
TQ 5839 SE 7/80 24.11.66

This crescent was originally called Calverley Promenade. It was built in 1828-1835 and was designed as shops with lodging houses above, but they later became houses. No 1 was the bath-house, and in the centre house was a reading room with a billiard room over. Decimus Burton Architect. Built of local Tunbridge Wells stone. The ground floor of the garden front is stuccoed. 3 storeys and basement cornice and parapet. 2 sashes to each with most glazing bars intact. French windows on the 1st floor. On the 1st floor is a continuous stuccoed balcony supported on a slender iron colonnade based on a raised platform with an iron railing above the colonnade. The end houses (Nos 1 and 17) and the 3 centre houses (Nos 8,9 and 10) project slightly and have a cornice below the top floor. The end houses also have curved bays at the sides.
Nos 1 to 17 (consec) form a group.

Listing NGR: TQ5875239458

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