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Bishop's Palace

The town of Witney owes its origin to the Bishop of Winchester. The Bishop's Palace site situated near to the Church on Church Green is one of 24 luxurious residencies in the diocese and dates from the 12th century.

Bishop's Palace in Witney

The archaeological remains of the great hall and other features are exposed under a modern roof and were discovered in the early 1980s.

There is a small interpretation centre with a model of the Palace at the height of its importance.

Opening Hours

Site only : Monday to Friday 10am to 5pm

Iinterpretation centre : By appointment only


Bishop's Palace Site, Mount House, Church Green, Witney, OX28 6AZ

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