Castles and Fortifications of England and Wales

PAIGNTON BISHOP'S PALACE


Coverdale Tower
Photo Ingrid Marsh

The Palace originates from the 14th century and was the residence of the Bishops of Exeter until the 16th century. All that now remains is a rectangular walled enclosure with a two storey tower, which is known as the 'Bible Tower' or 'Coverdale Tower'.


Photo Andrew Tivenan Photo Andrew Tivenan Photo Andrew Tivenan

 

Directions
In the town centre, next to Paignton Parish Church
Paignton, Torbay TQ3 3DZ

 



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