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WALL AND BASIN ENCLOSING THE ITALIAN GARDEN TO THE NORTH WEST

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: WALL AND BASIN ENCLOSING THE ITALIAN GARDEN TO THE NORTH WEST

List entry Number: 1037871

Location

WALL AND BASIN ENCLOSING THE ITALIAN GARDEN TO THE NORTH WEST

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: 03-Jan-1967

Date of most recent amendment: 17-Nov-1986

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 275092

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

SK 0643-0743 FARLEY C.P. ALTON PARK

12/97 Wall and basin enclosing the 3/1/67 Italian Garden to the north- west (Formerly listed as "Garden Wall") GV II Wall and basin. Early C19. Ashlar with edged herringbone tooling. An approximately 50 yard length of wall aligned north-east/south-west facing south-east. The wall has a lobed top with a pedestalled statue in the gap between each lobe, towards the north-east and a basin with everted rim projects from the wall. The wall forms a single architec- tural composition with the White Bridge (q.v.). 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: SK0739543327

Selected Sources

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

National Grid Reference: SK 07395 43327

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