TQ5838 : The Forum, Tunbridge Wells Common

taken 10 years ago, near to Royal Tunbridge Wells, Kent, Great Britain

The Forum, Tunbridge Wells Common
The Forum, Tunbridge Wells Common
The present pavilion (which since 1993 has functioned as a live music venue known as The Forum) was built in 1939 by the Borough Council to provide ‘rest rooms and general conveniences’ for locals and visitors enjoying the Common. It replaced a forge, coach builders' workshop, and attached cottage (Fonthill House) dating from 1833.
Tunbridge Wells Common :: TQ5839
Tunbridge Wells Common is a 104 hectare open space close to the centre of town. Comprising mixed oak woodland and open areas. Originally a common where animals grazed, but trees have grown as grazing declined. Underlain by Tunbridge Wells Sandstone (Lower Cretaceous), which outcrops in several places across the common. Owned by the Borough Council but looked after by the Tunbridge Wells Common Conservators LinkExternal link .
Tunbridge Wells Forum
The Forum is an independent music venue in Royal Tunbridge Wells with a standing capacity of 250. The Forum opened in 1993.
The building was built in 1939 as rest rooms for visitors to The Common.
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Date Taken
Friday, 9 April, 2010   (more nearby)
Friday, 9 April, 2010
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Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 580 388 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:7.6328N 0:15.4528E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 581 388
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West-southwest (about 247 degrees)
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