VINEYARD RETAINING WALLS AND STEPS APPROXIMATELY 120 METRES TO NORTH EAST OF THE VINEYARD

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1055340
Date first listed:
25-Feb-1987
Statutory Address:
VINEYARD RETAINING WALLS AND STEPS APPROXIMATELY 120 METRES TO NORTH EAST OF THE VINEYARD

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Location

Statutory Address:
VINEYARD RETAINING WALLS AND STEPS APPROXIMATELY 120 METRES TO NORTH EAST OF THE VINEYARD

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

District:
Shropshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Hodnet
National Grid Reference:
SJ 58362 29273

Details

SJ 5829-5929, SJ 58360 29272; 11/63

HODNET C.P., HAWKSTONE PARK, Vineyard retaining walls and steps approx. 120 metres to north-east of The Vineyard

GV

II

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 and 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

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
260217
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
'Country Life' in 3 July, (1958)
'Country Life' in 10 July, (1958), 72-75
Other
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 35 Shropshire,

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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