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Tredington manor of the bishop of Worcester

In the civil parish of Tredington.
In the historic county of Worcestershire.
Modern Authority of Warwickshire.
1974 county of Warwickshire.
Medieval County of Worcestershire.

OS Map Grid Reference: SP256436
Latitude 52.08913° Longitude -1.62382°

Tredington manor of the bishop of Worcester has been described as a probable Palace.

There are masonry ruins/remnants remains.

This is a Grade 2 listed building protected by law*.


In 1086 the Bishop of Worcester held 23 hides in Tredington. In 1254 the bishop obtained in this manor a grant of free warren, which was confirmed to him in the following year. In 1351 the bishop complained that though he had infangentheof and outfangentheof in this manor, as in all his other Worcestershire manors, some goods found in the possession of thieves arrested in the manor of Tredington had been taken away by force by other malefactors, so that justice had never been done. In 1409 he again had reason for complaint, as Richard Wych, parson of the church of Tredington, late farmer of the manor of Tredington, with others broke into the manor-house, dovecot and mill at Tredington, carried off the windows with their iron fastenings, sealed the door of the mill, stole the doves, and assaulted the bishop's servants and Simon Colyns, then farmer of the manor. In 1423 the manor of Tredington, with the watermill and fishery, was leased to Richard Cassey, rector of Tredington. (VCH)

It seems probable given that the Rector leased the manor in 1423, that the was no medieval rectory house and that Tredington House, the former rectory, was the site of the bishops manor. Some parts of a fine C15 building are said to be incorporated into the current C19 building.
Was in a detached part of Worcestershire, within Warwickshire.
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