The Bishop's Palace, St. David's (3), Pembrokeshireshire. Location map
 
  The Bishop's Palace, St. David's, Pembrokeshire, Wales   The Bishop's Palace, St. David's.

View from near the Great Chapel across to the early 14th century Bishop's Suite, Hall and Chapel with the cathedral tower in the background.

The Bishop's Hall was where his daily business was carried out and where he ate with his retinue.

 

 

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  The Bishop's Palace, St. David's, Pembrokeshire, Wales   The Bishop's Palace, St. David's.

View from next to the Great Chapel across the Great Hall to the Porch.

The late 13th century Great Hall was the ceremonial centre of the palace where the Bishop's Court was held and important guests were housed. The steps lead into the grand entrance porch.

 

 

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  The Bishop's Palace, St. David's, Pembrokeshire, Wales   The Bishop's Palace, St. David's.

The steps and entrance porch, with it's imposing arch, to the Great Hall.

 

 

 

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  The Bishop's Palace, St. David's, Pembrokeshire, Wales   The Bishop's Palace, St. David's.

The Great Chapel was accessible only to those important enough to have entered the Great Hall. The arcaded parapet is continued around the chapel including some false arcading on the end.

 

 

 

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  These photographs were taken with the kind assistance of CADW.