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

A Grade II Listed Building in Hodnet, Shropshire

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Latitude: 52.8595 / 52°51'34"N

Longitude: -2.6207 / 2°37'14"W

OS Eastings: 358305

OS Northings: 329290

OS Grid: SJ583292

Mapcode National: GBR 7N.RZY3

Mapcode Global: WH9C7.QD76

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

Listing Date: 25 February 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1176383

English Heritage Legacy ID: 260216

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 58306 29288
11/62 Vineyard retaining walls
and tower approx. 120 metres
to north and north-east of
The Vineyard


Vineyard retaining walls and tower. Late C18. Dressed yellow/grey
sandstone on living rock. Rock-cut terrace approximately 270 metres
long with central circular tower in a Gothick style. Tower with high
plinth and cruciform loop openings. The terrace and tower form 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, smaller,rock
cut terrace to the south (q.v.) and a series of smaller earth terraces
(not included on this list) below that. Most of the park, with the
majority of the ornamental buildings and structures lies in the adjoining
parish (see under 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.

Listing NGR: SJ5830529290

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