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Retaining Wall of Dam to South East Side of the Boating Lake, Farley

Description: Retaining Wall of Dam to South East Side of the Boating Lake

Grade: II
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

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


12/99 Retaining wall of dam to
- south-east side of the
Boating Lake.
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

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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