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Description: Retaining Wall, Piers and Well Approximately 20 Yards North of Swiss Cottage
Date Listed: 17 November 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 275090
OS Grid Reference: SK0751343202
OS Grid Coordinates: 407513, 343202
Latitude/Longitude: 52.9861, -1.8895
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SK 0643-0743 FARLEY C.P. ALTON PARK
12/95 Retaining wall, piers
and well approximately
20 yards north of Swiss
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
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Source: English Heritage
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