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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1264271
English Heritage Legacy ID: 428344
Location: Weston-under-Redcastle, Shropshire, SY4
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
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
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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