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Offline davpott

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Re: Tunbridge Wells, slippery floor
« Reply #4 on: February 27, 2017, 21:25:14 »
Royal Tunbridge Wells developed as a spa resort following the discovery of a mineral spring circa 1606.


Early Tunbridge Wells was also well known at the time for its 'scandalous' goings on. Perhaps the first destination for a 'dirty weekend' for London's wealthy.

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Re: Tunbridge Wells
« Reply #3 on: February 25, 2017, 22:52:15 »
Link to lots of postcards and photos of Tunbridge Wells and the surrounding area.
http://www.roughwood.net/Genealogy/GenealogyPlaces/TunbridgeWells/TunbridgeWells.htm

Photochrome: The Pantiles, Tunbridge Wells. From the Library of Congress.
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Re: Tunbridge Wells, slippery floor
« Reply #2 on: January 22, 2009, 20:18:42 »
Royal Tunbridge Wells developed as a spa resort following the discovery of a mineral spring circa 1606.

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« Reply #1 on: January 22, 2009, 18:27:17 »
The handsome colonnaded walks of Royal Tunbridge Wells are known as The Pantiles. Less well known is that in 1698 Princess (later Queen) Anne gave 100 to pave the area with small clay tiles 'pantiles' after her son fell on the slippery ground

 

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