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Retaining Wall to Terrace South of the Loggia and Attached Sterps, Farley

Description: Retaining Wall to Terrace South of the Loggia and Attached Sterps

Grade: II
Date Listed: 17 November 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 275103

OS Grid Reference: SK0758543312
OS Grid Coordinates: 407585, 343312
Latitude/Longitude: 52.9871, -1.8884

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
- Retaining wall to terrace
south of The Loggia and
attached steps and piers

Wall, steps and piers. Early C19. Ashlar with herringbone tooling and
smooth faced ashlar coping and piers. Square section gate piers to the
east end of the wall with trapezoidal caps. Approximately 150 yard
length of wall, the eastern part has a wavy top and 2 pairs of square
section panelled piers, the western part of the wall incorporates a pair
of panelled piers and a pointed arch doorway, each of which opens to a
flight of steps leading up to the terrace in front of the loggia. This
item forms part of the important garden layout at Alton Towers (q.v.)
which is included at Grade I on the HBMC Garden Register.

Listing NGR: SK0758543312

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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