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1830 to 1840HistoryBaston CottageColbran's Tunbridge Wells

Opposite one of the entrances to the Park is Baston Cottage, an elegant building in the Gothic stile of architecture. It is the property of Decimus Burton, Esq. There are some extensive pleasure grounds here, which are laid out with great taste. Immediately adjacent to Baston cottage, are the Calverley Nursery Grounds, in the occupation of Mr. William Piper, which always afford a most delightful lounge to visitors, and are well worth seeing. The building of the new town appeared to act as a powerful stimulus, for while this was going on the Windmill Fields in the neighbourhood of Calverley were covered with cottages, and much of the adjoining land was also built upon. Several detached villas have been erected, as well as a row of houses, called Park View, pleasantly situated, which command an extensive prospect. Adjoining these is Grove Hill comprising a number of genteel residences and first-rate lodging-houses, which are eagerly sought after during the season.


1831Baston Cottage, Baston Lodge and Keston Lodge, Calverley ParkBaston Cottage, Baston Lodge and Keston Lodge, Calverley Park, Tunbridge Wells by T. H. ClarkeSketches of Tunbridge Wells

1831Baston Cottage, Baston Lodge and Keston Lodge, Calverley ParkBaston Cottage, Baston Lodge and Keston Lodge, Calverley Park, Tunbridge Wells by T. H. ClarkeBaston CottageSketches of Tunbridge Wells

1832Baston Cottage, Baston Lodge, Keston Lodge and Victoria GateBaston Cottage, Baston Lodge, Keston Lodge and Victoria Gate, Tunbridge WellsPrivate collection

1832Baston Cottage, Baston Lodge, Keston Lodge and Victoria GateBaston Cottage, Baston Lodge, Keston Lodge and Victoria Gate, Tunbridge WellsBaston CottagePrivate collection

1839Tunbridge WellsTunbridge WellsBaston CottageColbran's Tunbridge Wells

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