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Description: Retaining Wall Approximately 10 Yards South West of the Stable
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
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FARLEY C.P. ALTON PARK
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
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Source: English Heritage
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