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Description: The Flag Tower
Date Listed: 3 January 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 275088
OS Grid Reference: SK0698443068
OS Grid Coordinates: 406984, 343068
Latitude/Longitude: 52.9849, -1.8974
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SK 0643-0743 FARLEY C.P. ALTON PARK
12/93 The Flag Tower
Tower. Early C19. Rock faced ashlar with smooth faced ashlar
dressings. Castellated Gothic style; square plan with cylindrical
corner turrets. 4 storeys with first floor off-set, second and
third-floor storey bands and crenellated parapet with psuedo-
machicolations; single recessed bay flanked by corner turrets,
pointed windows with Gothic glazing bars and hood moulds, the turrets
have slim rectangular loops; pointed first floor door of 3 continuous
orders and hood mould, approached by a flight of steps within a ground-
floor forebuilding with central pointed entrance arch. 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: SK0698443068
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Source: English Heritage
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