St DAVIDS BISHOP'S PALACE

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St DAVIDS BISHOP’S PALACE

The ruins of the grand palace of the bishops of St Davids sit next to the Cathedral - the latter still very much in use. The palace dates from the 13th century though it is largely the work of Bishop Henry de Gower (1328-47). Even now, it is impressive, with decorative chequered stonework, carved faces staring down at you from the past and a grand banqueting hall. The rose window in the east gable is a peach. It must have been hard, being a bishop.

Region/Nation
Location/Address
St Davids
County
Pembrokeshire
Post Code
SA62 6PE
Main Historic Period
Medieval
Tip/Nearby
St Davids Cathedral, St David's Head
Primary Management
Cadw

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