Bishop's Palace

Information about the Bishop's Palace at Witney.

Bishop's Palace drawing

Where to find us

Bishop's Palace site
Mount House, 
Church Green,
Witney
OX28 4AZ

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The historic building known as the Bishop's Palace was built by the Bishop of Winchester in the 12th and 13th centuries and later became the Manor House.

In 1757, the manor house was acquired by the Duke of Marlborough.

The archaeological remains which are visible are protected from the elements under a modern roof cover.

Opening times

The site is open from Monday to Friday, 10am-5pm. The interpretation centre is open by appointment only. Admission is free.

Access

Wheelchair access is available.

What you can see

The archaeological remains of the great hall and other features are exposed under a modern roof. A small interpretation centre with a model of the palace at the height of its importance can be viewed by appointment.

For further information please contact the Curator of Archaeology on 01865 300557 or email museums.resource.centre@oxfordshire.gov.uk

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Last reviewed
03 February 2014

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