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Retaining Wall Approximately 10 Yards South West of the Stable

A Grade II Listed Building in Farley, Staffordshire

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Latitude: 52.9891 / 52°59'20"N

Longitude: -1.8903 / 1°53'25"W

OS Eastings: 407459

OS Northings: 343531

OS Grid: SK074435

Mapcode National: GBR 37K.NWJ

Mapcode Global: WHBD4.Y40B

Entry Name: Retaining Wall Approximately 10 Yards South West of the Stable

Listing Date: 17 November 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1286887

English Heritage Legacy ID: 275097

Location: Farley, Staffordshire Moorlands, Staffordshire, ST10

County: Staffordshire

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

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Listing Text

SK 0643-0743
12/102 Retaining wall approxi-
- mately 10 yards south-
west of the stables
Wall. Early C19. Ashlar with edged herringbone tooling. Parapet
string and crenellated parapet; square turret-like projections opposite
and emphasizing the towers of the stables (q.v.). The wall forms the
north-eastern termination of the boating lake and acts as a retaining
wall to the carriageway in front of the stables (q.v). 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. Included for group value.

Listing NGR: SK0745943531

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