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The Bishop's Palace

A Grade I Listed Building in Exeter, Devon

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Latitude: 50.7221 / 50°43'19"N

Longitude: -3.5293 / 3°31'45"W

OS Eastings: 292147

OS Northings: 92507

OS Grid: SX921925

Mapcode National: GBR P1.90C3

Mapcode Global: FRA 37H5.GW0

Plus Code: 9C2RPFCC+V7

Entry Name: The Bishop's Palace

Listing Date: 15 January 1964

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1222943

English Heritage Legacy ID: 418407

Location: St. David's, Exeter, Devon, EX1

County: Devon

Electoral Ward/Division: St David's

Built-Up Area: Exeter

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Exeter Cathedral

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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(East Side)
The Bishop's Palace
SX 9292 NW 3/59
SX 9292 SW 6/59 15.1.64
Retains some C13 work, the main block having originally been the Great Hall. Lower
part of Entrance tower and fine internal arch of this date. C13 Chapel, restored
by William Butterfield. Famous "Courtenay" mantelpiece (position moved) late C15.
Many later demolitions and alterations, including virtual rebuilding in 1846-8,
by Ewan Christian. Heavitree stone. Three storeys. Mullioned windows. Slate
roof. Early C16 oriel window brought from demolished house in city.
All the listed buildings in Palace Gate form a group.

Listing NGR: SX9214592503

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