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Remains of Compound Pier Approximately 20 Metres North East of Chancel of Church of St Michael

A Grade I Listed Building in Chirbury with Brompton, Shropshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.5797 / 52°34'46"N

Longitude: -3.0912 / 3°5'28"W

OS Eastings: 326152

OS Northings: 298546

OS Grid: SO261985

Mapcode National: GBR B2.BHMN

Mapcode Global: WH7B3.HF65

Entry Name: Remains of Compound Pier Approximately 20 Metres North East of Chancel of Church of St Michael

Listing Date: 21 March 1968

Last Amended: 14 November 1986

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1055050

English Heritage Legacy ID: 257371

Location: Chirbury with Brompton, Shropshire, SY15

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Chirbury with Brompton

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Chirbury

Church of England Diocese: Hereford

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Listing Text

CHIRBURY C.P. CHIRBURY
SO 29 NE
8/46 Remains of compound
- pier approx. 20m
north-east of chancel
21.3.67 of Church of St.
Michael (formerly
listed as Remains
of monastery, in
churchyard of St.
Michael)

GV I


Compound pier, remains of. Late C13. Red sandstone ashlar. Surviving
fragment approx. 1.2m high; octagonal core with slim triple shafts against
each side, moulded base. In situ and has been suggested as the remains
of a central column of the now demolished chapter house of Chirbury
Priory (q.v. under Church of St. Michael). B.O.E. p.98; D.H.S. Cranage,
The Churches of Shro shire, Part 7 (1905) pp.541-42.


Listing NGR: SO2615298546

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