Ruins of Old Church of St Mary, Brignall (Brignall)
The ruins of the current church probably date from the 13th century. Built into the inside face of the north wall however is a fragment of stonework containing a simple interlace design and most likely to be of pre-Norman conquest date. The piece is heavily weathered and only one face is visible but it may represent a fragment of a cross shaft.
|Historical period:||Stuart (1603 to 1714)
Hanoverian (1714 to 1837)
Medieval (1066 to 1540)
21st Century (2001 to 2100)
|Legal status:||Listed Building|
National Heritage List for England Entry Number: 1121693
|Event(s):||Monitoring of vegetation clearance work at Old Church of St Mary, Brignall 1995-1996; Unknown|
Archaeology Action! project at Brignall Autumn 2006; Archaeology Action!
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Source of Reference
Local History of Brignall
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