History in Structure

This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.

Priory of St Milburga (Ruins)

A Grade I Listed Building in Much Wenlock, Shropshire

More Photos »
Approximate Location Map
Large Map »

Coordinates

Latitude: 52.5971 / 52°35'49"N

Longitude: -2.5552 / 2°33'18"W

OS Eastings: 362488

OS Northings: 300072

OS Grid: SJ624000

Mapcode National: GBR BS.9HN5

Mapcode Global: WH9DF.QZFB

Entry Name: Priory of St Milburga (Ruins)

Listing Date: 24 October 1950

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1294473

English Heritage Legacy ID: 254766

Location: Much Wenlock, Shropshire, TF13

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Much Wenlock

Built-Up Area: Much Wenlock

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Much Wenlock with Bourton

Church of England Diocese: Hereford

Find accommodation in
Much Wenlock

Listing Text

1.
1954
SJ 60 SW (SJ6200)
6/1
24.10.50

MUCH WENLOCK
Priory of St Milburga
(Ruins)

I

2.
Finally refounded circa 1080. Cluniac. Exposed foundations indicate
much of the original ground plan. Of the C13 Church there remain fragments
of the west front, three west bays of the south nave aisle with intact
chamber above, three bays of north transept and a substantial piece of
the south transept and an important work. The east claustral range retains
a vaulted chamber, the three-arched entrance to the chapter house, roofless,
with excellent late C12 arcading, and building to south-east forming part
of Priory House. The south range has fragments of the frater and a fine
doorway. The cloister garth contains remains of an octagonal lavatorium,
late C12, similar to that at Mellifont. A.M.

Listing NGR: SJ6248800072

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

Recommended Books

Other nearby listed buildings

BritishListedBuildings.co.uk is an independent online resource and is not associated with any government department. All government data published here is used under licence. Please do not contact BritishListedBuildings.co.uk for any queries related to any individual listed building, planning permission related to listed buildings or the listing process itself.

British Listed Buildings is a Good Stuff website.