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The Prospect Tower and Steps, Chinese Garden, Biddulph

Description: The Prospect Tower and Steps, Chinese Garden

Grade: II
Date Listed: 20 March 1974
English Heritage Building ID: 275218

OS Grid Reference: SJ8929859140
OS Grid Coordinates: 389298, 359140
Latitude/Longitude: 53.1293, -2.1614

Location: 2 Grange Road, Biddulph, Staffordshire ST8 7TZ

Locality: Biddulph
Local Authority: Staffordshire Moorlands District Council
County: Staffordshire
Country: England
Postcode: ST8 7TZ

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Listing Text

SJ 85 NE
SJ 8930 5914
7/13 The Prospect Tower and
- steps, Chinese Garden
20.3.74 (formerly listed as the
Watch Tower)


Ornamental garden building: ruined tower with steps approach. 1848-
1860, by John Bateman. Random coursed stonework, finished to appear
ruinous. Built against a steep embankment; of 2 stages and square plan,
battered to head of first stage, approximately 5m high. Random spiral
of stone steps give access. Forms part of Chinese Garden perambulation,
particularly for viewing the Chinese Temple (q.v.) to the west.

Listing NGR: SJ8929859140

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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