Building    From 1545  To 1671

Tower Place

Categories: Architecture, Property

In an area known as 'The Warren', the Tudor manor house 'Tower Place' along with thirty-one acres of land was bought by the crown for use as ordnance stores. The house was demolished (all but one tower) and replaced with a building (by Hawksmoor or Vanbrugh) for the board room for the officers of the ordnance. It also became a workshop and then the first home of the Royal Military Academy. Our picture shows the remaining tower and the workshop building. The tower was demolished in 1786.

Credit for this entry to: Alan Patient of www.plaquesoflondon.co.uk

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Tower Place

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