The Pavilion, Hampton Court
General information
LocationBarge Walk, Hampton Court, London Borough of Richmond upon Thames
CountryEngland, United Kingdom
Design and construction
Architect(s)William Talman
DesignationsGrade II*
Listed Building – Grade II*
Official nameThe Pavilion
Designated2 September 1952
Reference no.1080801

The Pavilion is a house on Barge Walk in Hampton Court Park near Hampton Court Palace. It is Grade II* listed on the National Heritage List for England. It is the sole survivor of four pavilions for the Bowling Green at Hampton Court.[1]

It was designed by William Talman under the direction of Christopher Wren as part of William III's improvements to the palace. The house is set in 2.3 acres of gardens that include a parterre and water features.

The remaining 143-year lease of the Pavilion from the Crown Estate was for sale for £6.5 million in 2007.[2] The Pavilion was again for sale in 2012; priced at £10 million.[3]

The pavilion was occupied by Cecil Harmsworth King and his second wife Ruth Railton in the 1960s and 1970s.[4][5]

In 2019 a replica was built next to the original by R W Armstrong & Sons Ltd.[6]

The Pavilion


  1. ^ Historic England (2 September 1952), "The Pavilion (1080801)", National Heritage List for England, retrieved 3 April 2018
  2. ^ "Hampton Court Palace Pavilion". Country Life. 13 April 2007. Retrieved 3 April 2018.
  3. ^ Denyer, Lucy (5 February 2012). "A palace of one's own". The Times. Retrieved 3 April 2018.
  4. ^ Winn, Christopher (4 November 2010). I Never Knew That About the River Thames. Ebury Publishing. p. 148. ISBN 978-1-4070-8060-4.
  5. ^ Writers Directory. Springer. 5 March 2016. p. 681. ISBN 978-1-349-03650-9.
  6. ^ "hampton court pavilion". All Brick & Stone Ltd. Retrieved 17 January 2021.((cite web)): CS1 maint: url-status (link)

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