Monument record MYO4962 - Archbishop's Palace, Dean's Park

Summary

Palace, built circa 1154-1181. It was the principal residence of the archbishop's until Walter de Gray bought Bishopthorpe in 1241. Fifteenth century archbishop's preferred to live, when in Yorkshire at Cawood Castle, or at their manor-houses. The remains of the Archbishop's Palace, consists of a late 12th. century arcade and a building known as the chapel, probably of early 13th. century date, and now used as the Minster Library.

Location

Grid reference Centred SE 6026 5228 (215m by 181m)
Map sheet SE65SW
Unitary Authority City of York, North Yorkshire

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Type and Period (1)

Full Description

NMR Information

[SE 6026 5229] Archibishop's Palace.
(Remains of) (1)

The remains of the Archbishop's Palace, consists of a late 12th. century arcade and a building known as the chapel, probably of early 13th. century date, and now used as the Minster Library. (2) cloister arcade is scheduled.(3)

See G.P AO 63/114/8 for illustration of the cloister arcade. The chapel at SE 6031 5232 has been extensively restored and extended.

See G.P. AO 63/116/1. for S.W aspect. (4)

1. DEAN'S PARK
5343
Archbishop Roger's Arcade
SE 6052 SW 13/17 14.6.54

2.
A fragment of the C12 cloister arcade of Archbishop
Roger's Palace, which was completed by 1181. Consists of 7
arches of 3 orders with 2 inner arches on coupled shafts. A.M.

1. DEAN'S PARK
5343
The Minster Library
SE 6052 SW 13/16 14.6.54

2.
Circa 1830-40 but much restored circa 1813. The chapel of Archbishop Roger's Palace. Stone; 2 storeys; west window of 5 lancets under a gable; buttressed sides lit by lancets. (5)

Archbishop Roger's Palace, cloister arcade SCHEDULED York: SE 603524.(6)

1 VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION OS 1:500 1891.
2 VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION VCH, York City, 1961, p.340, (Tillott).
3 VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION List Anc. Mons. 1961, p.106. (MOW)
4 Field Investigators Comments F1 RWE 05-JUN-63
5 List of Buildings of Special Architectural or Historic Interest DOE(HHR) City of York, N. Yorks, June 1983, 84.
6 VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION DOE(IAM)AM's Eng 1, 1977, 63.

613515 Architectural Survey Investigation by RCHME/EH Architectural Survey

BF095666 THE ARCHBISHOPS PALACE, YORK


NMR, NMR data (Unpublished document). SYO2214.

Sources/Archives (1)

  • --- Unpublished document: NMR. NMR data.

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Record last edited

Jun 2 2020 5:16PM

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