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RETAINING WALL, PIERS AND WELL APPROXIMATELY 20 YARDS NORTH OF SWISS COTTAGE

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: RETAINING WALL, PIERS AND WELL APPROXIMATELY 20 YARDS NORTH OF SWISS COTTAGE

List entry Number: 1037869

Location

RETAINING WALL, PIERS AND WELL APPROXIMATELY 20 YARDS NORTH OF SWISS COTTAGE

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Staffordshire

District: Staffordshire Moorlands

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Farley

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 17-Nov-1986

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 275090

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Details

SK 0643-0743 FARLEY C.P. ALTON PARK

12/95 Retaining wall, piers and well approximately 20 yards north of Swiss Cottage GV II Wall, piers and well. Early C19. Ashlar with herringbone tooling. Approximately 30 yard length of retaining wall aligned east-west facing north bowed backwards towards the west end to form a large recess which is emphasized by 2 end piers of circular section with moulded caps; incorporated into the wall towards the east end is the 3-centred arch of a well. This item forms part of the important garden layout at Alton Towers (q.v.) which is included at Grade I on the HBMC Gardens Register.

Listing NGR: SK0751343202

Selected Sources

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Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 38 Staffordshire,

National Grid Reference: SK 07513 43202

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