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Le Refuge and Attached Retaining Wall, Archway and Steps to Terrace Immediately East of the Loggia, Farley

Description: Le Refuge and Attached Retaining Wall, Archway and Steps to Terrace Immediately East of the Loggia

Grade: II
Date Listed: 3 January 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 275104

OS Grid Reference: SK0764343323
OS Grid Coordinates: 407643, 343323
Latitude/Longitude: 52.9872, -1.8876

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


Le Refuge and attached
retaining wall, archway
and steps to terrace
immediately east of The
Loggia. (formerly listed as
Le Refuge)

Summerhouse, wall, archway and steps. Early C19. Ashlar with
herringbone tooling and smooth faced dressings. An approximately 50
yard length of wall extending eastwards from The Loggia (q.v.) and
incorporating towards the east end a 3-centred archway with panelled
pilasters giving access to a flight of steps, and towards the west end
a summer house, the latter has a Tuscan portico distyle in antis with
frieze inscribed "LE REFUGE", and a wide central bay giving access to
a segmental-headed doorway. 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: SK0764343323

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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