Bishop Burton Archbishops Palace

Has been described as a Possible Palace (Bishop)

There are no visible remains

NameBishop Burton Archbishops Palace
Alternative NamesBurton iuxta Beverlacum
Historic CountryYorkshire
Modern AuthorityEast Riding of Yorkshire
1974 AuthorityHumberside
Civil ParishBishop Burton

Site of Bishop's Palace. No visible remains. Site occupied by grave-yard, garden and pasture field. (PastScape)

Gatehouse Comments

Site of residential manor of the archbishop of York. Had a park in C14.

- Philip Davis

Not scheduled

Not Listed

Historic England (PastScape) Defra or Monument number(s)
County Historic Environment Record
OS Map Grid ReferenceSE991396
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  • Thompson, M.W., 1998, Medieval bishops' houses in England and Wales (Aldershot: Ashgate Publishing) p. 188
  • Emery, Anthony, 1996, Greater Medieval Houses of England and Wales Vol. 1 Northern England (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press) p. 301
  • Neave, Susan, 1991, Medieval Park of East Yorkshire (Univeristy of Hull) p. 22
  • Allison, K.J. (ed), 1979, VCH Yorkshire: East Riding Vol. 4 p. 5
  • Le Patourel, H.E. Jean, 1973, The Moated Sites of Yorkshire (The Society for Medieval Archaeology Monograph Series 5) p. 21 (without moats)
  • Niemeyer, N., 1911, 'Introductory Chapter' in Rait, R.S. (ed), English Episcopal Palaces (Province of York) (London; Constable & Co) p. 7 online copy


  • 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)