Monument details

HER Number:753/1/2
Type of record:Archaeology
Name:Kinderton Hall gardens

Summary

The earthworks of elaborate and well-preserved formal gardens at Kinderton Hall are a Scheduled Monument. It is late Elizabethan or Jacobean in date. The remains consist of several banks, ditches and terraced enclosure which have been added to the west of the medieval moat. There is also a prospect mound which gives extensive views across the estate and the town of Middlewich. A prospect mound is an artificial hill, created to provide a viewing platform of the landscaped view (or prospect).


Parish:MIDDLEWICH, CONGLETON, CHESHIRE EAST
SPROSTON, VALE ROYAL, CHESHIRE WEST AND CHESTER

Monument Types

  • DITCHED ENCLOSURE (Enclosure-ditched some (1-100), Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • FORMAL GARDEN (Garden-formal, Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • MANOR (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • MANSION HOUSE (Mansion house/hall, Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • PROSPECT MOUND (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • TERRACED GARDEN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
Protected Status:Scheduled Monument 1012358: Kinderton Hall Moated Site, Two Annexes, Five Fishponds, Garden And Prospect Mound



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