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Lincoln Medieval Bishops' Palace

Introduction

The palace was begun in the late-12th century, and is surrounded by extensive terraced grounds. Features include a heritage garden and a working vineyard.

Visitor Access, Directions & Contacts

Access contact details

The site is open daily from 10 am between April and October, and from Thursdays to Mondays throughout the rest of the year.

Owners

English Heritage

History

Period

  • Medieval (1066-1540)
  • 12th Century
Features & Designations

Features

  • Palace (featured building)
  • Earliest Date:
  • Vinery
  • Terrace
  • Planting
  • Description: Heritage Garden.
Key Information

Type

Garden

Purpose

Ornamental

Principal Building

Domestic / Residential

Period

Medieval (1066-1540)

Survival

Part: standing remains

Open to the public

Yes