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Stables at Alton Tower

A Grade II Listed Building in Farley, Staffordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.9894 / 52°59'21"N

Longitude: -1.8903 / 1°53'25"W

OS Eastings: 407457

OS Northings: 343563

OS Grid: SK074435

Mapcode National: GBR 37K.NWF

Mapcode Global: WHBD4.Y403

Entry Name: Stables at Alton Tower

Listing Date: 3 January 1967

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1374704

English Heritage Legacy ID: 275096

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

FARLEY C.P. ALTON PARK
SK 0643-0743
12/101 Stables at Alton Towers
3/1/67
GV II
Former stables. Early C19 with later alterations. Ashlar facade with
edged herringbone tooling, to painted brick buildings with plain tile roofs.
4 ranges surround a rectangular courtyard with an entrance in the centre of
each range; Gothic revival facade to the south-west. 2 storeys with 3-
storey towers and turrets, crenellated parapet, pseudo-machicolations to
the towers and central block; 11 bays with a square tower to each corner
and 2 square turrets flanking the central 4-centred carriage arch; pointed
windows, mainly lancets, those to first floor of towers are larger and
contain Y-tracery, square-headed loops to second floor of towers. 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: SK0745743563

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