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The Lion's Den at Ngr Sj 57213 29455

A Grade II Listed Building in Weston-under-Redcastle, Shropshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.8609 / 52°51'39"N

Longitude: -2.6369 / 2°38'12"W

OS Eastings: 357213

OS Northings: 329455

OS Grid: SJ572294

Mapcode National: GBR 7N.RV98

Mapcode Global: WH9C7.GCJ4

Entry Name: The Lion's Den at Ngr Sj 57213 29455

Listing Date: 16 September 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1264271

English Heritage Legacy ID: 428344

Location: Weston-under-Redcastle, Shropshire, SY4

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Weston-under-Redcastle

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Weston under Redcastle

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text

WESTON-UNDER- HAWKSTONE PARK
SJ 5629-5729 REDCASTLE C.P.
SJ 57213 29455
16/182 The Lion's Den
- at N.G.R. SJ 57213
29455
GV II

Park feature, now disused. Probably late C18 for Sir Richard Hill,
second baronet of Hawkstone. Round-headed recess cut into natural
sandstone at east end of ditch, separating upper and lower wards of
Red Castle (q.v.). Interior: retains the bottom ends of 2 bars of
an iron grille and a recess in the stone floor, which formerly housed
a painted stone statue of a lion. Small rock-cut 'window' to back
wall. C.L. (May 9, 1985) p.1245.


Listing NGR: SJ5721329455

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