Charter Tower

place and tower

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The Charter Tower is a Grade II* listed building in Gadebridge Park, Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire, England. The two-storey tower, built of ashlar, is the entranceway and all that remains of the former manor house of Sir Richard Combe, and his arms may still be seen on the tower.

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The Charter Tower Henry VIII (1491-1547) gave the town its first Royal Charter in 1539. The 'charter Tower' is a remnant of the second Bury, built by Richard Combe in the late 16th century.

Queensway, Hemel Hempstead, United Kingdom where it sited