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Retaining Wall to Terrace South of the Loggia and Attached Sterps

A Grade II Listed Building in Farley, Staffordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.9871 / 52°59'13"N

Longitude: -1.8884 / 1°53'18"W

OS Eastings: 407585

OS Northings: 343312

OS Grid: SK075433

Mapcode National: GBR 37K.PCS

Mapcode Global: WHBD4.Y5XV

Entry Name: Retaining Wall to Terrace South of the Loggia and Attached Sterps

Listing Date: 17 November 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1037876

English Heritage Legacy ID: 275103

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

FARLEY C.P. ALTON PARK
SK 0643-0743
12/108
- Retaining wall to terrace
south of The Loggia and
attached steps and piers
GV
II

Wall, steps and piers. Early C19. Ashlar with herringbone tooling and
smooth faced ashlar coping and piers. Square section gate piers to the
east end of the wall with trapezoidal caps. Approximately 150 yard
length of wall, the eastern part has a wavy top and 2 pairs of square
section panelled piers, the western part of the wall incorporates a pair
of panelled piers and a pointed arch doorway, each of which opens to a
flight of steps leading up to the terrace in front of the loggia. This
item forms part of the important garden layout at Alton Towers (q.v.)
which is included at Grade I on the HBMC Garden Register.


Listing NGR: SK0758543312

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