Description: Stables at Alton Tower
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
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FARLEY C.P. ALTON PARK
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
Source: English Heritage
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