BISHOP'S PALACE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: I

List Entry Number: 1331518

Date first listed: 07-Feb-1952

Statutory Address: BISHOP'S PALACE, PRECINCTS

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: BISHOP'S PALACE, PRECINCTS

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

District: City of Peterborough (Unitary Authority)

National Grid Reference: TL 19343 98572

Details

1. PETERBOROUGH 1500 PRECINCTS Bishop's Palace TL 1998 NW 1/10 7.2.52. I 2. Originally the Abbot's House. Present building mainly Victorian Gothic, but features of various dates survive. 2 mid Cl3 undercrofts survive. The larger is of 2 naves divided by circular piers with moulded capitals. Smaller room also has rib vaulting, the east window being an original slit lancet, Stepped butress. Solar wing at right anglo to the Hall wing with 2 late perpendicular oriel windows facing north, 1 with the rebus of Abbot Kirkton, the room being knovm as Heaven's Gate Chamber. Triple shaft on a corbel late C12, is a survival of the Monk's kitchen. VCH VOL II, Northants. NMR.

Listing NGR: TL1934398572

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number: 49669

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Ryland, W, Adkins, D, Sejeantson, R, The Victoria History of the County of Northampton, (1906)

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