Architectural fixtures

Architectural fixtures

Wrought iron Tijou screen

The architectural fixtures and fittings collection is a unique record of the palaces' construction and development.

Architectural fixtures and fittings collection overview

The architectural collection is an integral part of the physical history of the buildings and grounds. Many objects in this collection were the product of significant architects or craftsmen. Even fixtures and fittings featuring less decorative elements are important evidence of the life and use of the palaces.

New objects are added to the collection frequently, as buildings and rooms are changed or remodelled.

Artefacts from the architectural collection

Tijou screen

The Tijou screen is situated in the Privy Garden at Hampton Court Palace. It is an elaborate screen made of guilded wrought iron. The screen consists of twelve panels whose central motifs symbolise parts of the United Kingdom.

 

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