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Old Duchy Palace, Quay Street

Old Duchy Palace, Quay Street, Lostwithiel, Cornwall PL22 0BS View on map

The grade I listed Duke of Cornwall's Palace, was built as the administrative centre for the Duchy at the end of 13th century when Lostwithiel was Cornwall's principal port. It contained a large Great Hall, and the Exchequer Hall where taxes due on smelted tin were collected. The Palace became ruinous in the 17th century. From 1878 it was a Freemasons' temple, becoming redundant in 2008. It was purchased by the Princes Regeneration Trust in 2009 who have conserved and repaired it.


Opening Arrangements

All year: Tuesday to Saturday 9am to 5pm, also bank holidays 9am to 5pm.


Lostwithiel is on the A390 halfway between Liskeard and St Austell. Leave the A390 at Grenville Road, cross the bridge and turn left and left again to reach Quay Street. Rail: Lostwithiel (1/4 mile).

Parking Spaces


Disabled Access

  • Wheelchair access: No
  • Disabled Toilets: No
  • Assistance dogs: No