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HER Number:18661
Name:PENRYN - Medieval palace

Summary - not yet available

Grid Reference:SW 786 341
Parish:Penryn, Carrick, Cornwall
Map:Show location on Streetmap

Protected Status: None recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • OS No. (OS Quarter-sheet and OS No.): SW73SE 7
  • Primary Record No. (1985-2009): 18661
  • SMR No. (OS Quarter-sheet and SMR No.): SW73SE 24

Monument Type(s):

  • PALACE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Full description

The episcopal palace of penryn (prn 18661.11), With st.Leonard's chapel (prn 18661.12), Was situated at approximately sw 786 341, on the borders of the bishop's deer park (prn 18660) (b8). The palace was re-used after dissolution by a farmer (prn 18661.2), And subsequently as a prison (prn 18661.3).


<1> Sowell, CR, 1865, Collegiate Church of St Thomas of Glasney, VOL 1, PT 3, 21-34 (Article in serial). SCO5154.


<2> Rashleigh, J & Vincent, JAC, 1879, Abstract of the Glasney Cartulary, 216-263 (Article in serial). SCO5146.


<3> Peter, TC, 1903, The History of Glasney Collegiate Church (Bibliographic reference). SCO4122.


<4> Henderson, C, 1935, Essays in Cornish History (Bibliographic reference). SCO3501.


<5> Pevsner, N, 1951, The Buildings of England: Cornwall, 120 (Bibliographic reference). SCO4126.


<6> Roddis, RJ, 1964, Penryn: the History of an Ancient Cornish Borough (Bibliographic reference). SCO4267.


<7> PELLOWE, EF, 197-, THE HISTORY OF PENRYN FORRYN (MS) (Unedited Source). SCO8047.


<8> Wingfield, DEV, 1979, Penryn, Archaeology and Development: a Survey, 6, 8, 12 (Cornwall Event Report). SCO5060.

Sources / Further Reading

[1]SCO5154 - Article in serial: Sowell, CR. 1865. Collegiate Church of St Thomas of Glasney. JRIC Vol 1. VOL 1, PT 3, 21-34.
[2]SCO5146 - Article in serial: Rashleigh, J & Vincent, JAC. 1879. Abstract of the Glasney Cartulary. JRIC Vol 6. 216-263.
[3]SCO4122 - Bibliographic reference: Peter, TC. 1903. The History of Glasney Collegiate Church.
[4]SCO3501 - Bibliographic reference: Henderson, C. 1935. Essays in Cornish History.
[5]SCO4126 - Bibliographic reference: Pevsner, N. 1951. The Buildings of England: Cornwall. 120.
[6]SCO4267 - Bibliographic reference: Roddis, RJ. 1964. Penryn: the History of an Ancient Cornish Borough.
[7]SCO8047 - Unedited Source: PELLOWE, EF. 197-. THE HISTORY OF PENRYN FORRYN (MS).
[8]SCO5060 - Cornwall Event Report: Wingfield, DEV. 1979. Penryn, Archaeology and Development: a Survey. 6, 8, 12.

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Related records

18661.12Parent of: PENRYN - Medieval chapel (Monument)
18661.13Parent of: PENRYN - Medieval deer park (Monument)
18661.11Parent of: PENRYN - Medieval palace (Monument)
18661.20Parent of: PENRYN - Post Medieval farmhouse (Monument)
18661.30Parent of: PENRYN - Post Medieval prison (Monument)