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Wall and Basin Enclosing the Italian Garden to the North West, Farley

Description: Wall and Basin Enclosing the Italian Garden to the North West

Grade: II
Date Listed: 3 January 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 275092

OS Grid Reference: SK0739543327
OS Grid Coordinates: 407395, 343327
Latitude/Longitude: 52.9872, -1.8913

Location: Farley, Staffordshire ST10 4DB

Locality: Farley
Local Authority: Staffordshire Moorlands District Council
County: Staffordshire
Country: England
Postcode: ST10 4DB

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Listing Text


Wall and basin enclosing the
3/1/67 Italian Garden to the north-
west (Formerly listed as
"Garden Wall")
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

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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