Copford Hall

Has been described as a Possible Palace (Bishop)

There are no visible remains

NameCopford Hall
Alternative Names
Historic CountryEssex
Modern AuthorityEssex
1974 AuthorityEssex
Civil ParishCopford

Medieval Bishops' residence rebuilt in the 18th century as a house and altered during the 19th century. (PastScape)

Former house, was a residence of Bishops of London, prior to 1561. (Unlocking Essex's Past)

Gatehouse Comments

Recorded in SMR and PastScape as Mid C18 rebuilding of an earlier house and site of Bishops Palace prior to 1561. VCH records manor as held by see of London but makes no mention of palace here.

- Philip Davis

Not scheduled

This is a Grade 2 listed building protected by law

Historic England Scheduled Monument Number
Historic England Listed Building number(s)
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Historic England (PastScape) Defra or Monument number(s)
County Historic Environment Record
OS Map Grid ReferenceTL934227
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  • 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)