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Brief description of site

The house was possibly designed by Trubshaw. The area around the house has been modernised with hard landscaping, fountain and shrub planting. The kitchen garden walls are extant but there is a tarmac drive through the centre.

Brief history of site

The house was built around 1720 for the Vernon family within the moated site.

Location information:

Address: Hilton Lane, Hilton, WV11 2AY

Locality: Wolverhampton

Local Authorities:

Staffordshire; South Staffordshire; Hilton

Historical County: Staffordshire

OS Landranger Map Sheet Number: 139 Grid Ref: SJ952052
Latitude: 52.6445 Longitude: -2.07238

Key information:

Form of site: landscape park

Purpose of site: Ornamental

Context or principal building: house

Site first created: 1720

Main period of development: Early 18th century

Survival: Part: standing remains

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