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Bishops Palace; Mathern Palace

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NPRN36468
Map ReferenceST59SW
Grid ReferenceST5229090810
Unitary (Local) AuthorityMonmouthshire
Old CountyMonmouthshire
CommunityMathern
PeriodPost Medieval
Description
1. 15th century stone. Tower, oriel windows. 16th century chapel. For 200 years main home of the Bishops of Llandaff. In 1890 home of Avray Tipping- first historian of country houses.
2. A stone, two and three storey house, 15th c. and later, partly ruinous.
(source Os495card; ST59SW34)
Associated with:
Park/gardens (Nprn266064).
RCAHMW AP945065/51
J.Wiles 03.03.03
3. See the description by John Newman, Buildings of Wales: Monmouthshire. Plans as existing in the EBR series. RFS/RCAHMW/April 2007