|Stone House Mount Ephraim Tunbridge Wells|
Books and other documents
|Published||Title, author and references|
|1840||New Guide for Tunbridge Wells by John Colbran and edited by James Phippen ⇒ p. 80|
|1833||History||Stone House||Colbran's Tunbridge Wells|
the following lines were written in 1833, for "The Visitor" - the first periodical published at the Wells. They were written by the late Mr. Thomas Fry. At that time the claimants were Messrs. Stone and Pegg.
|1839||Tunbridge Wells||Stone House||Colbran's Tunbridge Wells|
|1840||History||Stone House||Colbran's Tunbridge Wells|
The old Stone House, now nearly in ruins, owing, we believe, to some misunderstanding between the claimants to it, was a most substantially built mansion. The side and front walls of the drawing and dining rooms are solid stone, panelled and moulded; and there was also some ancient tapestry here. There are no records of the date when it was built, nor of the builder. It was long used for a lodging-house, and for several seasons it was occupied by Sir Philip Francis, so well known in the literary world.
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