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WHITEHALL PALACE TILTYARD

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The site of a tiltyard at Whitehall Palace, constructed in the early 1530s. A tiltyard was where jousting events took place and, like at Whitehall Palace, a viewing gallery was often built. Henry VIII was a champion tilter or jouster and tilting yards were built at most of the important Royal palaces. The tiltyard at Whitehall measured about 145 by 25 metres

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