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Description: The Birdcage
Date Listed: 3 January 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 275087
OS Grid Reference: SK0732843150
OS Grid Coordinates: 407328, 343150
Latitude/Longitude: 52.9856, -1.8923
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SK 0643-0743 FARLEY C.P. ALTON PARK
12/92 The Birdcage
Gazebo. Early C19. Ashlar and timber. Octagonal plan. Ashlar
base and central octagon with door to the east; 2 steps to an outer
arcade of timber columns with cusped braces extending to the wall
plate, supporting a hipped roof surmounted by a cupola with traceried
openings and a weather vane. This item forms part of the important garden
layout at Alton Towers (q.v.) which is included at Grade I on the HBMC Gardens
Listing NGR: SK0732843150
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Source: English Heritage
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