TQ7063 : Bishop's Palace (rems of)
taken 1 year ago, near to Halling, Medway, England
The Bishop’s Palace was built in 1077 as a residence for the Bishops of Rochester. In the 16th Century the Bishopric fell into difficulties and was leased to the Dallison family, in whose hands it remained until the 19th Century. During this period the Palace had started to fall into decline and was being used as a farm until the creation of a cement works and the railway that served it. The area is now being restored.
In the United Kingdom, a scheduled monument is a 'nationally important' archaeological site or historic building, given protection against unauthorised change.
There are about 20,000 scheduled monuments in England representing about 37,000 heritage assets. Of the tens of thousands of scheduled monuments in the UK, most are inconspicuous archaeological sites, but some are large ruins.
- Grid Square
- TQ7063, 118 images (more nearby 🔍)
- N Chadwick (more nearby)
- Date Taken
- Monday, 26 September, 2022 (more nearby)
- Monday, 20 November, 2023
- Subject Location
OSGB36: TQ 7055 6389 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:20.9099N 0:26.8581E
- Camera Location
- OSGB36: TQ 7056 6390
- View Direction
- Southwest (about 225 degrees)