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

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1037869

Date first listed: 17-Nov-1986

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

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Location

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

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

County: Staffordshire

District: Staffordshire Moorlands (District Authority)

Parish: Farley

National Grid Reference: SK 07513 43202

Summary

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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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

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 275090

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

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

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