Blackbirches (also known as Black Birches)4690

Grinshill, England, Shropshire

Brief Description

Blackbirches has an associated landscape park and woodland. Pleasure grounds surround the house and other features include a serpentine lake.

History

Blackbirches and its pleasure grounds were present on the Greenwood map of Shropshire from 1827. In 1880 shrubberies lay west of the house while grassland lay to the east.

Features
  • Lake
  • Description: A serpentine lake to the east of the house. This may be one of the old marl pits.
  • Earthwork
  • Description: In 1880 old marl pits were planted around with a shrubbery to convert them into a landscape feature. They are located east of the house.
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Authorities

Civil Parish

  • Hadnall