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Stables at Alton Tower, Farley

Description: Stables at Alton Tower

Grade: II
Date Listed: 3 January 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 275096

OS Grid Reference: SK0745743563
OS Grid Coordinates: 407457, 343563
Latitude/Longitude: 52.9894, -1.8903

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

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Listing Text

SK 0643-0743
12/101 Stables at Alton Towers
Former stables. Early C19 with later alterations. Ashlar facade with
edged herringbone tooling, to painted brick buildings with plain tile roofs.
4 ranges surround a rectangular courtyard with an entrance in the centre of
each range; Gothic revival facade to the south-west. 2 storeys with 3-
storey towers and turrets, crenellated parapet, pseudo-machicolations to
the towers and central block; 11 bays with a square tower to each corner
and 2 square turrets flanking the central 4-centred carriage arch; pointed
windows, mainly lancets, those to first floor of towers are larger and
contain Y-tracery, square-headed loops to second floor of towers. 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: SK0745743563

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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