TQ5839 : Belleville Cottage, Tunbridge Wells Common

taken 8 years ago, near to Royal Tunbridge Wells, Kent, Great Britain

Belleville Cottage, Tunbridge Wells Common
Belleville Cottage, Tunbridge Wells Common
Built about 1840 on the site of an earlier cottage shown on Bowra's map of 1738. Thackeray describes a house on the Common near Rock Villa in which he stayed as a child in 1823; this has been identified with Belleville but was more likely Gibraltar, the only one of the three rock built cottages at the apex of the Common known to have been used as a lodging house at that date
(Tunbridge Wells Conservators)
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Date Taken
Monday, 21 December, 2009   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 17 January, 2010
Category
Cottage   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 581 396 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:8.0358N 0:15.5410E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 581 396
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West-southwest (about 247 degrees)
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