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The Palace

Hob Uid: 306581
Location :
Staffordshire
Lichfield
Lichfield
Grid Ref : SK1156009850
Summary : Medieval bishop's palace first documented in 1295, destroyed during the civil war. Present building constructed in 1687 by Edward Pierce. Has a 19th century chapel.
More information : (SK 11560985) The Palace (NAT). (1)

The first record of a Bishop's Palace at Lichfield was the
consecration in 1295. Plans of this building are in the Bodleian. It
was destroyed in the civil war and the present palace erected in
1687 in the garden of the former palace. See plan from (3). (2-3)

In good condition : see photograph. (4)

No change since previous field report. (5)

I Former Episcopal Palace (St. Chad's School

I Chapel adjoining the Former Episcopal Palace

1686-1687. Architect, Edward Pierce. Stone; central block with
advanced wings; 2 storeys, central dentilled pediment with armorial
sculpture; 7 casement windows in moulded stone architraves;
moulded stone doorcase with arched pediment; modillion eaves
cornice; 4 pedimented dormers; quoins to all angles, old tiles.
Including adjoining C19 Chapel.

II Former stables of the former Episcopal Palace

Outbuildings to above on left-hand side comprising Lodge and
stable block. Stone; central block with advanced wings, the lodge
gabled with three-light mullioned casement window and bay
window to ground floor; brick chimney stacks.

II Garden Wall and Gate Piers at the former Episcopal Palace

Stone wall and gate piers to overall frontage. (6)

Sources :
Source Number : 1
Source : Ordnance Survey Map (Scale / Date)
Source details : OS 6" 1900
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Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : Eng Episcopal Palaces 1910 11 (R S Tait)
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Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : Reliquary 3 1866 plan (W Beiresford)
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Source Number : 4
Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : F1 WCW 07-MAY-58
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Source Number : 5
Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : F2 DJC 09-APR-74
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Source Number : 6
Source : List of Buildings of Special Architectural or Historic Interest
Source details : DOE(HHR) City of Lichfield, Staffs, Sept 1969, 14.
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Monument Types:
Monument Period Name : Medieval
Display Date : Medieval
Monument End Date : 1540
Monument Start Date : 1066
Monument Type : Bishops Palace
Evidence :
Monument Period Name : Post Medieval
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Monument End Date :
Monument Start Date : 1687
Monument Type : Bishops Palace
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Monument Period Name : Post Medieval
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Monument Start Date : 1800
Monument Type : Chapel
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Components and Objects:
Related Records from other datasets:
External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SK 10 NW 25
External Cross Reference Notes :

Related Warden Records :
Related Activities :
Associated Activities : Primary, FIELD OBSERVATION ON SK 10 NW 25
Activity type : FIELD OBSERVATION (VISUAL ASSESSMENT)
Start Date : 1958-05-07
End Date : 1958-05-07
Associated Activities : Primary, FIELD OBSERVATION ON SK 10 NW 25
Activity type : FIELD OBSERVATION (VISUAL ASSESSMENT)
Start Date : 1974-04-09
End Date : 1974-04-09
Associated Activities : Primary, LICHFIELD CATHEDRAL SCHOOL
Activity type : WATCHING BRIEF
Start Date : 2009-01-01
End Date : 2009-12-31