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Monument Number 378942

Hob Uid: 378942
Location :
Essex
Braintree
Non Civil Parish
Grid Ref : TL7670022870
Summary : Alleged Bishops Palace (site of). Church (site of)
More information : (TL 76702287 (2)) Site of Bishop's Palace, "near the
present Parsonage". The broken ground, with moats or fish-ponds,
in an orchard on the west side of the road crossing
Chapel Hill (TL 767227), marks the place where the Bishops
resided when they visited Braintree. (1-2)

No trace and no local knowledge of the Bishop's Palace, and the
accuracy of Kenworthy's plan cannot be verified. (3)

Documentary research records the presence of a Church, Bishop's Palace and Chapel (TL 72 SE 13) at this location. (4)

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Source Number : 1
Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : Essex AS 4 (NS) 1893 270 (J W Kenworthy)
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Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : Essex Review 20 1911 87-96 plan (J W Kenworthy)
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Source Number : 3
Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : F1 NKB 17-NOV-72
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Source Number : 4
Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : CBA Res Rep 19, Historic Churchs, A Wasting Asset 1977, 15, 19 (W and K Rodwell)
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Monument Types:
Monument Period Name : Medieval
Display Date : Medieval
Monument End Date : 1540
Monument Start Date : 1066
Monument Type : Palace
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Monument Period Name : Post Medieval
Display Date : Post Medieval
Monument End Date : 1901
Monument Start Date : 1540
Monument Type : Palace
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Related Records from other datasets:
External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : TL 72 SE 31
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Related Warden Records :
Related Activities :
Associated Activities : Primary, FIELD OBSERVATION ON TL 72 SE 31
Activity type : FIELD OBSERVATION (VISUAL ASSESSMENT)
Start Date : 1972-11-17
End Date : 1972-11-17