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Retaining Wall Approximately 10 Yards South West of the Stable, Farley

Description: Retaining Wall Approximately 10 Yards South West of the Stable

Grade: II
Date Listed: 17 November 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 275097

OS Grid Reference: SK0745943531
OS Grid Coordinates: 407459, 343531
Latitude/Longitude: 52.9891, -1.8903

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

SK 0643-0743
12/102 Retaining wall approxi-
- mately 10 yards south-
west of the stables
Wall. Early C19. Ashlar with edged herringbone tooling. Parapet
string and crenellated parapet; square turret-like projections opposite
and emphasizing the towers of the stables (q.v.). The wall forms the
north-eastern termination of the boating lake and acts as a retaining
wall to the carriageway in front of the stables (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. Included for group value.

Listing NGR: SK0745943531

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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