DiCamillo Companion

Wolvesey Castle

  • Built / Designed For: Bishop Henry de Blois

    House & Family History: Wolvesey Castle was the primary residence of the bishops of Winchester. King Philip II of Spain and Mary Tudor had their wedding feast at the House in 1554.

    Comments: Wolvesey is considered one of the finest medieval structures in England.

  • House Listed: Grade I

    Park Listed: Not Listed

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  • Past Seat / Home of: Bishop Henry de Blois, 12th century. Bishop Stephen Gardiner, 16th century.

    Current Ownership Type: English Heritage

    Primary Current Ownership Use: Visitor Attraction

  • House Open to Public: Yes

    Phone: 01962-854-766

    Email: customers@english-heritage.org.uk

    Website: https://www.english-heritage.org.uk

    Historic Houses Member: No