Cannock Manor of Bishop of Coventry and Lichfield

Has been described as a Possible Palace (Bishop)

There are no visible remains

NameCannock Manor of Bishop of Coventry and Lichfield
Alternative NamesKanocbury; Kanocbir
Historic CountryStaffordshire
Modern AuthorityStaffordshire
1974 AuthorityStaffordshire
Civil ParishCannock

Residential manor of the Bishop of Coventry and Lichfield. In 1298 there was a capital messuage here with a garden, together valued at 26s 8d (VCH).

Gatehouse Comments

This was presumable near to Cannock church (given map reference) rather than Cannock Castle Ring although it is also possible the site of manor house and court moved during the period and Radmore might be one of the sites of the manor.

- Philip Davis

Not scheduled

Not Listed

County Historic Environment Record
OS Map Grid ReferenceSJ981101
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  • Thompson, M.W., 1998, Medieval bishops' houses in England and Wales (Aldershot: Ashgate Publishing) p. 174
  • Greenslade, M.W. and Midgley, L.M., 1959 in Midgley, L.M. (ed), VCH Staffordshire Vol. 5 p. 53-5 - online transcription


  • 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)