Tittenhurst Park

This Tittenhurst Park blog is dedicated to John Lennon's home in Sunningdale, near Ascot, Berkshire between 1969 and 1971. The aim is to gather as much material relating to the estate as possible - obviously with the emphasis on the Lennon-era, but also concerning Tittenhurst Park as it was before and after John Lennon's ownership. In addition, there will be posts about and associated with the Beatles, plus any other rubbish I feel like. The blog is purely meant for the entertainment of anyone (assuming there is actually anyone) who, like me, has an unhealthy interest in one particular Georgian mansion. Those with anything interesting to contribute in the way of links, photos, scans, stories etc. please do contact me: tittenhurstlennon@gmail.com
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John Lennon's Hat worn at Tittenhurst Park

A hat worn for the last official Beatles photo shoot, 1969, black felt, outer band decorated with six metal discs with arrow and dot motif, inner band stamped Stelzig's Roper 5 XXXXX Quality and Stelzig's Saddlery Co. Houston, Texas. It has been confirmed this was borrowed by John from Mal Evans. It was worn on various occasions, including the photo-shoot and sequences for the later 'Imagine' film. It was Mal's widow, Lily, who added the purple band which is seen in numerous photographs from the period. This is now missing but the outer band still bears the pinholes where it was attached.

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