Alvechurch Moat: Bishop’s Palace: The Moat House.

  • Alvechurch, Worcestershire
  • OSGB – SP 0329 7251
  • Scheduled Monument


Moated site with two islands with the moat measuring 16.4 – 32.8ft wide and 3.2-6.5ft deep.


796                              Manorial site during the time of King Offa of Mercia.

1160                            Deer Park recorded.

1230                            Recorded.

1540-1546                   Itinerary of John Leland: Decaying timber palace being restored by Bishop Latimer.

1780                            c: Demolished.

1951-1952                   Partly excavated by Birmingham University Archaeological Society.



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