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Bishopthorpe Palace and Chapel, Fulford

Description: Bishopthorpe Palace and Chapel

Grade: I
Date Listed: 4 July 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 325939

OS Grid Reference: SE5972047824
OS Grid Coordinates: 459720, 447824
Latitude/Longitude: 53.9231, -1.0921

Location: Chantry Lane, Bishopthorpe, York YO23 2QE

Locality: Fulford
County: City of York
Country: England
Postcode: YO23 2QE

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Listing Text


(east side)

7/23 Bishopthorpe Palace and
(Formerly listed as The
4.7.52 Archbishop's Palace
including Chapel,
Gatehouse, Stable block,
Outbuildings etc)


Archbishop's Palace. C13 for Archbishop Walter de Grey, with alterations
and additions of C14, C15, C17, C18, C19 and C20, and re-modelling of 1766-9
by Thomas Atkinson for Archbishop Drummond. Magnesian limestone, pinkish
red and brown brick with Atkinson's re-modelling in Gothick style. L-shaped
on plan. For full description see Eric A Gee, Bishopthorpe Palace. An
Architectural History, 1983.

Listing NGR: SE5972047824

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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