RUINS OF OLD CHURCH OF ST MARY - Brignall - List Entry

  • Description

    Former parish church. Probably C13, remodelled in C18; largely demolished 1833 when new church (q.v.) was built. Squared rubble with cut quoins and dressings. The church consisted of nave, chancel and north vestry; all that survives are the east gable and more ruinous side walls of the chancel. East end shows remains of two narrow square-headed lights in chamfered surrounds, replaced by C18 window with pointed arch....In romantic setting by River Greta; the subject of paintings by Turner and others...."
  • Owner

    Historic England
  • Source

    Local (Co-Curate)
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    Added by: Simon Cotterill
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