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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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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

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.


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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