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Name:THE OLD BISHOP'S PALACE, LINCOLN
HER Number:70139
Type of record:Monument

Summary

THE OLD BISHOP'S PALACE, LINCOLN

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Lincoln Cathedral from the Bishop's Palace, Lincoln  © Lincolnshire County Council

Lincoln Cathedral from the Bishop's Palace, Lincoln © Lincolnshire County Council

Bishop's Palace, Lincoln  © Lincolnshire County Council

Bishop's Palace, Lincoln © Lincolnshire County Council

Bishop's Palace, Lincoln  © Lincolnshire County Council

Bishop's Palace, Lincoln © Lincolnshire County Council

Bishop's Palace, Lincoln  © Lincolnshire County Council

Bishop's Palace, Lincoln © Lincolnshire County Council

Bishop's Palace, Lincoln  © Lincolnshire County Council

Bishop's Palace, Lincoln © Lincolnshire County Council

THE OLD BISHOP'S PALACE, LINCOLN  © Heritage Trust of Lincolnshire

THE OLD BISHOP'S PALACE, LINCOLN © Heritage Trust of Lincolnshire

THE OLD BISHOP'S PALACE, LINCOLN  © Heritage Trust of Lincolnshire

THE OLD BISHOP'S PALACE, LINCOLN © Heritage Trust of Lincolnshire

THE OLD BISHOP'S PALACE, LINCOLN  © Heritage Trust of Lincolnshire

THE OLD BISHOP'S PALACE, LINCOLN © Heritage Trust of Lincolnshire

THE OLD BISHOP'S PALACE, LINCOLN  © Heritage Trust of Lincolnshire

THE OLD BISHOP'S PALACE, LINCOLN © Heritage Trust of Lincolnshire

THE OLD BISHOP'S PALACE, LINCOLN  © Heritage Trust of Lincolnshire

THE OLD BISHOP'S PALACE, LINCOLN © Heritage Trust of Lincolnshire

THE OLD BISHOP'S PALACE, LINCOLN  © Heritage Trust of Lincolnshire

THE OLD BISHOP'S PALACE, LINCOLN © Heritage Trust of Lincolnshire

THE OLD BISHOP'S PALACE, LINCOLN  © Heritage Trust of Lincolnshire

THE OLD BISHOP'S PALACE, LINCOLN © Heritage Trust of Lincolnshire

THE OLD BISHOP'S PALACE, LINCOLN  © Heritage Trust of Lincolnshire

THE OLD BISHOP'S PALACE, LINCOLN © Heritage Trust of Lincolnshire

THE OLD BISHOP'S PALACE, LINCOLN  © Heritage Trust of Lincolnshire

THE OLD BISHOP'S PALACE, LINCOLN © Heritage Trust of Lincolnshire

THE OLD BISHOP'S PALACE, LINCOLN  © Heritage Trust of Lincolnshire

THE OLD BISHOP'S PALACE, LINCOLN © Heritage Trust of Lincolnshire

Grid Reference:SK 977 716
Map Sheet:SK97SE
Parish:ABBEY, LINCOLN, LINCOLNSHIRE

Full description

PRN 70139
REMAINS OF MEDIEVAL BISHOP'S PALACE. LATE 12TH AND EARL 13TH CENTURY RANGE OF DOMESTIC BUILDINGS WITH 14TH AND 15TH CENTURY EXTENSIONS. PALACE DESTROYED DURING THE CIVIL WAR. {1}, HTM 50M
The remains of the former Bishop's Palace are Grade I Listed. The East hall dates from c.1175 and was built for Bishop
Chesney. The West hall, kitchen and service buildings to south, were built in 1186 to 1224, for Hugh of Avalon and Hugh of Wells. These were repaired and crenellated by Bishop Burghersh. The gate tower, west hall bay window and chapel range date from 1436 to 1449, and were built for Bishop Alnwick. The buildings were partly demolished in 1648. The chapel range was demolished in 1725 but restored in 1838. Alnwick Tower was also restored at this date. The former stables are now offices and were built in c.1876. {4}


<1> HBMC, AM 7, - (Scheduling record). SLI4067.


<2> HBMC, 1988, AM 107, SAM 97 (Scheduling record). SLI4050.


<3> CHAPMAN, H., COPPACK, G. AND DREWETT, P., 1975, EXCAVATIONS AT THE OLD BISHOP'S PALACE, LINCOLN, OCCASIONAL PAPERS 1 (Bibliographic reference). SLI628.


<4> FAULKNER P A, 1974, ARCHAEOLOGICAL JOURNAL, VOL 131 PP 340ff (Article in serial). SLI308.

Monument Types

  • BISHOPS PALACE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Associated Events

  • Excavations at Bishop's Palace

Protected Status

  • Scheduled Monument
  • Listed Building
  • Conservation Area

Sources and further reading

<1>Scheduling record: HBMC. AM 7. -.
<2>Scheduling record: HBMC. 1988. AM 107. SAM 97.
<3>Bibliographic reference: CHAPMAN, H., COPPACK, G. AND DREWETT, P.. 1975. EXCAVATIONS AT THE OLD BISHOP'S PALACE, LINCOLN. OCCASIONAL PAPERS 1.
<4>Article in serial: FAULKNER P A. 1974. ARCHAEOLOGICAL JOURNAL. VOL 131 PP 340ff.