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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1055340
English Heritage Legacy ID: 260217
Location: Hodnet, Shropshire, SY4
Civil Parish: Hodnet
Traditional County: Shropshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire
Church of England Parish: Hodnet
Church of England Diocese: Lichfield
HODNET C.P. HAWKSTONE PARK
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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