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The Gate House The Old Palace, Richmond upon Thames

Description: The Gate House The Old Palace

Grade: I
Date Listed: 10 January 1950
English Heritage Building ID: 205684

OS Grid Reference: TQ1757974929
OS Grid Coordinates: 517579, 174929
Latitude/Longitude: 51.4611, -0.3089

Location: The Wardrobe, Richmond, Greater London TW9 1PB

Locality: Richmond upon Thames
County: Greater London
Country: England
Postcode: TW9 1PB

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Listing Text

(south-west side)

The Old Palace and
The Gatehouse
TQ 1774 NE 20A/5 10.1.50


Incorporates the remains of Henry VII's Palace of 1501. The present buildings now
2 houses mainly C18 and C19. Built in dark red brick and battlemented with an
octagonal turret, and projecting bays at either end and in the centre. Early C19
square headed Tudor Gothic windows.
To the right is the original Palace Gateway (now giving entrance to Old Palace Yard)
with the recently restored arms of Henry VII in a stone porch above the arch and a
room over which is now part of The Gatehouse. The Old Palace is approached from the
Green; the Gatehouse by canopied door just inside the Palace archway. Interiors not

Listing NGR: TQ1758074927

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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