Description: Retaining Wall of Dam to South East Side of the Boating Lake
Date Listed: 17 November 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 275094
OS Grid Reference: SK0740743388
OS Grid Coordinates: 407407, 343388
Latitude/Longitude: 52.9878, -1.8911
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SK 0643-0743 FARLEY C.P. ALTON PARK
12/99 Retaining wall of dam to
- south-east side of the
Wall. c.1820. Probably by J.B. Papworth. Ashlar. In the form of
a bridge; nominal Tudor Gothic style. 9 bays, seven 4-centred arches
and 2 blind end bays; openwork parapet with octagonal piers at each
bay division. 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.
B.o.E., p. 58; Colvin, p.440.
Listing NGR: SK0740743388
Source: English Heritage
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