London Inn of the Bishop of Bangor

Has been described as a Possible Palace (Bishop)

There are no visible remains

NameLondon Inn of the Bishop of Bangor
Alternative Names
Historic CountryLondon and Middlesex
Modern AuthorityCity and County of the City of London
1974 AuthorityGreater London
Civil ParishCity Of London

London Inn of the Bishop of Bangor at Shoe Lane Holborn. Gift in 1280.

Gatehouse Comments

Exact location uncertain but likely to be the southern end of Shoe Lane close to Fleet Street and the high status palaces and houses along the road to Westminster.

- Philip Davis

Not scheduled

Not Listed

County Historic Environment Record
OS Map Grid ReferenceTQ315811
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  • Schofield, J., 1995, Medieval London Houses (Yale University Press) p. 209 No. 151
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  • Kingsford, C.L., 1916, 'Historical Notes on Medieval London Houses (Part 1)' London Topographical Record Vol. 10 p.


  • Payne, Naomi, 2003, The medieval residences of the bishops of Bath and Wells, and Salisbury (PhD Thesis University of Bristol) Appendix B: List of Medieval Bishop's Palaces in England and Wales (available via EThOS)
  • Honeybourne, M.B., 1929, The extent and value of the property in London and Southwark occupied by the religious houses (including the prebends of St Paul's and St Martin's le Grand), the inns of the bishops and abbots and the churches and churchyards, before the dissolution of the monasteries (University of London: MA Thesis) p. 306-11