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List entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: REMAINS OF WINCHESTER PALACE

List entry Number: 1378484

Location

REMAINS OF WINCHESTER PALACE, CLINK STREET

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County District District Type Parish
Greater London AuthoritySouthwarkLondon Borough

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 02-Mar-1950

Date of most recent amendment: 17-Sep-1998

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 470785

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History

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Details

SOUTHWARK

TQ3280SE CLINK STREET 636-1/17/211 (South side) 02/03/50 Remains of Winchester Palace (Formerly Listed as: CLINK STREET (South side) Remains of Winchester Palace (incorp'ted in warehouses .. E from Stoney Street))

II*

Great hall of Bishop of Winchester's palace (remains), now incorporated in warehouses. Early C14. Walls of mainly original early C14 stonework (on earlier foundations) consist of high west wall with part of return wall south, with excavations on a rectangular plan exposed to east. Between 3rd- and 4th-floor levels of west wall, remains of C14 rose window (restored 1972) with inserted hexagon of 18 cusped triangles. Beneath, on 1st floor, 3 arched openings with traces of jambs. At basement level on east side of west wall are stone vault springers. On south wall, between ground and 1st floor, a C14 pointed-arched doorway with moulded arch and jambs, attached shafts and caps, with remains of arched opening below. INTERIOR: not inspected. HISTORICAL NOTE: this was the town residence of the Bishops of Winchester from the C12 to the Civil War, when it was used as a civil prison. By the C18 warehouses had been established over most of the site, forming the main character of the Clink area. The medieval ruin is a Scheduled Ancient Monument.









Listing NGR: TQ3257280391

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National Grid Reference: TQ 32572 80391

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