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Privy Garden, Richmond upon Thames

Description: Privy Garden

Grade: I
Date Listed: 2 September 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 205394

OS Grid Reference: TQ1574768195
OS Grid Coordinates: 515747, 168195
Latitude/Longitude: 51.4010, -0.3375

Location: Barge Walk, Richmond, Greater London KT8 9BS

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

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Listing Text


Privy Garden
TQ 1568 32/37 2.9.52


Late C17 screens by Tijou at south end of Privy Garden, and associated walls to Privy
Garden. Railings include 12 Tijou wrought-iron panels, with rich scrollwork, carbouches,
grotesque faces, swags and inset panels with various motifs, thisties, monograms, rosed,
harps and others. Flanked by openwork piers surmounted by crowns. Originally intended
for Fountain Garden. Erected in Privy Garden 1701, removed to V&A in mid C19 and
restored 1902.

Listing NGR: TQ1574768195

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Source: English Heritage

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