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FORMER TUNBRIDGE WELLS WEST RAILWAY STATION

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: FORMER TUNBRIDGE WELLS WEST RAILWAY STATION

List entry Number: 1126542

Location

FORMER TUNBRIDGE WELLS WEST RAILWAY STATION, LINDEN PARK ROAD

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Kent

District: Tunbridge Wells

District Type: District Authority

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 27-Mar-1986

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 168174

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

LINDEN PARK ROAD 1. 5285 Former Tunbridge Wells West Railway Station TQ 53 NE SP/616 II 2. Railway station building on former London, Brighton and South Coast Railway. 1866; possibly designed by the Chief Engineer, F Dale Banister, designer of other station buildings on the line. Red brick with fancy ashlar and black brick dressings; slate hipped roof; brick stacks. Two storey, ten bay centre block, which is flanked on west firstly by narrow, two storey, gable fronted wing and, secondly, by single storey, seven bay wing; flanked on east by three storey tower with pyramidal roof truncated by square louvred cupola with weathervane. Centre block with brick and stone plinth and with series of nine round-arched windows and one similarly arched doorway on ground floor, with brick and stone voussoirs and decorated ashlar impost band connecting the windows; sash windows. Ashlar band to first floor; basket headed first floor windows, with band at eaves. Serrated brick eaves with ashlar cornice on foliated brackets. Similar platform elevation with C19 iron columns and boarded canopy. Interior: booking hall with contemporary panelled ceiling and round-arched three bay columned arcade; similar columns along boundary with former ticket office. Tower: round-headed sash windows, two to ground and three to first floor; on second floor, continuous splayed cill band to tall round-headed brick and ashlar arch on stumpy columns enclosing circular clock face. The engine shed and loading bay buildings are not of special interest.

Listing NGR: TQ5910539794

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National Grid Reference: TQ 57867 38463

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