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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1176383
English Heritage Legacy ID: 260216
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 58306 29288
11/62 Vineyard retaining walls
and tower approx. 120 metres
to north and north-east of
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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