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Retaining Wall, Piers and Well Approximately 20 Yards North of Swiss Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Farley, Staffordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.9861 / 52°59'9"N

Longitude: -1.8895 / 1°53'22"W

OS Eastings: 407513

OS Northings: 343202

OS Grid: SK075432

Mapcode National: GBR 37K.WMF

Mapcode Global: WHBD4.Y6DM

Entry Name: Retaining Wall, Piers and Well Approximately 20 Yards North of Swiss Cottage

Listing Date: 17 November 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1037869

English Heritage Legacy ID: 275090

Location: Farley, Staffordshire Moorlands, Staffordshire, ST10

County: Staffordshire

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

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Listing Text

SK 0643-0743 FARLEY C.P. ALTON PARK

12/95 Retaining wall, piers
and well approximately
20 yards north of Swiss
Cottage
GV II
Wall, piers and well. Early C19. Ashlar with herringbone tooling.
Approximately 30 yard length of retaining wall aligned east-west facing
north bowed backwards towards the west end to form a large recess which
is emphasized by 2 end piers of circular section with moulded caps;
incorporated into the wall towards the east end is the 3-centred arch
of a well. 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: SK0751343202

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