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Hampton Court Tilt Yard Tower, Richmond upon Thames

Description: Hampton Court Tilt Yard Tower

Grade: I
Date Listed: 2 September 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 205392

OS Grid Reference: TQ1564768704
OS Grid Coordinates: 515647, 168704
Latitude/Longitude: 51.4056, -0.3387

Location: Hampton Court Road, Richmond, Greater London KT8 9BS

Locality: Richmond upon Thames
County: Greater London
Country: England
Postcode: KT8 9BS

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Listing Text


Hampton Court
Tilt yard tower
TQ 1568 32/31 2.9.52


Tower on wall between Tilt yard and The Wilderness, from which to observe tournaments.
Early C16, with later modifications. Red brick. Three storeys. One window wide, with
further bay set back to right. Castellated parapet with stone dressing. Arched window
to ground floor segmental above, rebuilt later. Built by Henry VIII. Only survivor
of the original 5 towers.

Listing NGR: TQ1564768704

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Source: English Heritage

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