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Vineyard Retaining Walls and Steps Approximately 120 Metres to North East of the Vineyard

A Grade II Listed Building in Hodnet, Shropshire

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Latitude: 52.8593 / 52°51'33"N

Longitude: -2.6198 / 2°37'11"W

OS Eastings: 358362

OS Northings: 329273

OS Grid: SJ583292

Mapcode National: GBR 7P.RS4N

Mapcode Global: WH9C7.QDN9

Entry Name: Vineyard Retaining Walls and Steps Approximately 120 Metres to North East of the Vineyard

Listing Date: 25 February 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1055340

English Heritage Legacy ID: 260217

Location: Hodnet, Shropshire, SY4

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Hodnet

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Hodnet

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text

SJ 5829-5929
SJ 58360 29272
11/63 Vineyard retaining walls
- and steps approx. 120 metres
to north-east of The Vineyard


Vineyard retaining walls. Late C18. Dressed yellow/grey sandstone
on living rock. Small rock-cut terrace approximately 60 metres long,
axially aligned on a recess in the larger terrace to the north (q.v.).
Adjoining flights of rock-cut steps. The terrace forms part of a
vineyard, one of the works carried out in Hawkstone Park by Sir Rowland
Hill in the late C18. There is a further larger terrace aid a tower
(q.v.) to the north, and a series of smaller earth-cut terraces (not
included on this list) below to the south. Most of the park, with the
majority of the ornamental buildings and structures, lies in the adjoining
parish (see Weston-under-Redcastle C.P.) The Vineyard (shown on O.S. map
as Vineyard Cottage) is not included on this list. Arthur Oswald,
Country Life, July 3, 1958, pp 18-21 and July 10, 1958, pp. 72-75.

Listing NGR: SJ5836229273

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