Hampton Bishop manor house of the bishop of Hereford

Has been described as a Possible Palace (Bishop)

There are earthwork remains

NameHampton Bishop manor house of the bishop of Hereford
Alternative Names
Historic CountryHerefordshire
Modern AuthorityHerefordshire
1974 AuthorityHereford and Worcester
Civil ParishHampton Bishop

Residential manor of the medieval bishops of Hereford. (Thompson 1998)

Gatehouse Comments

Presumably at or near site occupied by Court Farm. Tonkin state this was not a residential manor of the bishop, so any manor house administrative and for steward only although may have been occasionally used residentially in the C11-C13.

- Philip Davis

Not scheduled

Not Listed

County Historic Environment Record
OS Map Grid ReferenceSO553385
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  • Thompson, M.W., 1998, Medieval bishops' houses in England and Wales (Aldershot: Ashgate Publishing) p. 178


  • Tonkin, J.W., 1976, 'The palaces of the bishop of Hereford' Transactions of the Woolhope Naturalists' Field Club Vol. 42.1 p. 53-64


  • 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)