Constructed in 1529 as a tennis court, a bowling alley, and a tiltyard, and also for cock fighting, it was redesigned in 1629 by Inigo Jones for Charles I as a private theatre. Charles II updated it in 1662. Samuel Pepys attended several plays here.
The location shown on the map is approximate, based on this 1680 map and p.478 of the Latham & Matthews Companion.
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