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RETAINING WALL TO TERRACE SOUTH OF THE LOGGIA AND ATTACHED STERPS

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 TO TERRACE SOUTH OF THE LOGGIA AND ATTACHED STERPS

List entry Number: 1037876

Location

RETAINING WALL TO TERRACE SOUTH OF THE LOGGIA AND ATTACHED STERPS

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.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 275103

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List entry Description

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Details

FARLEY C.P. ALTON PARK SK 0643-0743 12/108 - Retaining wall to terrace south of The Loggia and attached steps and piers GV II

Wall, steps and piers. Early C19. Ashlar with herringbone tooling and smooth faced ashlar coping and piers. Square section gate piers to the east end of the wall with trapezoidal caps. Approximately 150 yard length of wall, the eastern part has a wavy top and 2 pairs of square section panelled piers, the western part of the wall incorporates a pair of panelled piers and a pointed arch doorway, each of which opens to a flight of steps leading up to the terrace in front of the loggia. This item forms part of the important garden layout at Alton Towers (q.v.) which is included at Grade I on the HBMC Garden Register.

Listing NGR: SK0758543312

Selected Sources

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

National Grid Reference: SK 07585 43312

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