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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1037869
English Heritage Legacy ID: 275090
Location: Farley, Staffordshire Moorlands, Staffordshire, ST10
District: Staffordshire Moorlands
Civil Parish: Farley
Built-Up Area: Alton Park
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
12/95 Retaining wall, piers
and well approximately
20 yards north of Swiss
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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