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Latitude: 52.9859 / 52°59'9"N
Longitude: -1.8896 / 1°53'22"W
OS Eastings: 407506
OS Northings: 343182
OS Grid: SK075431
Mapcode National: GBR 37K.WL6
Mapcode Global: WHBD4.Y6BR
Entry Name: The Swiss Cottage
Listing Date: 3 January 1967
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1037868
English Heritage Legacy ID: 275089
Location: Farley, Staffordshire Moorlands, Staffordshire, ST10
District: Staffordshire Moorlands
Civil Parish: Farley
Traditional County: Staffordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Staffordshire
Church of England Parish: Alton St Peter
Church of England Diocese: Lichfield
SK 0643-0743 FARLEY C.P. ALTON PARK
12/94 The Swiss Cottage
Cottage now restaurant. c 1840. By Thomas Fradgley of Uttoxeter.
Orange brick with ashlar plinth and dressings; plain tile roof; ashlar
central stack with octagonal shafts. Tudor Gothic style; central range
aligned east-west facing north with flanking wings aligned north-south,
C20 extension to the south. 2 storey gabled wings with shaped barge
boards flanking a central range of one storey and attic; 1:1:1 bays,
the wings have chamfer mullioned windows containing lights with 4-
centred heads and sunken spandrels under a flat arch, those to the
ground floor have 3 lights, those to the first floor have 2 lights;
central ground floor bay window with hipped roof, central gabled dormer
window with 4-centred head containing Y-tracery. Entrance to right
hand return of crosswing through a door with square head and raised
surround. 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: SK0750643182
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