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MONUMENT NO. 539440

ALTERNATIVE NAME:  ARCHBISHOP'S PALACE
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The gatehouse at Bishopthorpe Palace was built in 1763-5 by Thomas Atkinson for Archbishop Drummond and incorporates a clock of 1744 with a turret of 1895 and re-roofing of 1978. It is constructed from magnesian limestone brought from Cawood Castle, with brown stone, lead roof and oak gates. The gatehouse is square on plan, of Gothick style and comprises two-storeys and a single bay. The blue faced clock was formerly in the stables.

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