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Pair of Gate Piers Approximately 40 Metres to South East of Albrighton Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Pimhill, Shropshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.7585 / 52°45'30"N

Longitude: -2.7473 / 2°44'50"W

OS Eastings: 349661

OS Northings: 318133

OS Grid: SJ496181

Mapcode National: GBR 7H.ZC4W

Mapcode Global: WH8BF.RXXP

Entry Name: Pair of Gate Piers Approximately 40 Metres to South East of Albrighton Hall

Listing Date: 27 November 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1055160

English Heritage Legacy ID: 259121

Location: Pimhill, Shropshire, SY4

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Pimhill

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Albrighton with Battlefield St John the Baptist

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text

BOMERE HEATH C.P. ALBRIGHTON
SJ 41 NE
6/60 Pair of gate piers approx.
- 40 metres to south-east of
Albrighton Hall

GV II

Pair of gate piers. Probably late C17. Grey sandstone ashlar. Two
square piers, each with moulded plinth, chamfered rustication, moulded
cornice, and concave cap with globe finial. Small projection on inside
face of each pier. No gates at time of survey (January 1987). The piers
are axially placed on the main entrance of Albrighton Hall (q.v.) and were
probably part of the former principal approach to the house,although it is
possible that they may have been moved to this location at a later date,
perhaps in 1885 when the house was enlarged. There are a pair of similar
piers (now moved a short distance from their Former location) near the
south lodge to the house (neither piers or lodge are included on this list).


Listing NGR: SJ4966118133

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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