This complements my previous post on the Wells of Wells, all of which are within stone walls, but they were not substantial enough for defence; they have protected the site from floods.
The courtyard has a splendid tree full of blossom – think it’s almond
The undercroft is now used for events, especially weddings etc.
This fireplace has firedogs that look like hounds.
A Tudor chair for the bishop, and what looks like carved details but is a cheap Victorian alternative – papier mache.
The long gallery has portraits of the many bishops. The black patch may be a sign of syphilis. During the last war, this was both refectory and schoolroom for boys evacuated from Bristol.
A wonderful green man with one of the best explanations of the design. And dragons in the stairwell.