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Hampton Court Tilt Yard Tower

A Grade I Listed Building in Hampton, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.4056 / 51°24'20"N

Longitude: -0.3388 / 0°20'19"W

OS Eastings: 515645

OS Northings: 168703

OS Grid: TQ156687

Mapcode National: GBR 6G.97R

Mapcode Global: VHGR8.2XRV

Entry Name: Hampton Court Tilt Yard Tower

Listing Date: 2 September 1952

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1065440

English Heritage Legacy ID: 205392

Location: Richmond upon Thames, London, KT8

County: London

District: Richmond upon Thames

Electoral Ward/Division: Hampton

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Esher

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: St Mark, Teddington and St John the Baptist, Hampton Wick

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text

1.
5028 HAMPTON COURT

Hampton Court
Tilt yard tower
TQ 1568 32/31 2.9.52

I GV


2.
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: TQ1564568703

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