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The Birdcage

A Grade II Listed Building in Farley, Staffordshire

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Latitude: 52.9856 / 52°59'8"N

Longitude: -1.8923 / 1°53'32"W

OS Eastings: 407328

OS Northings: 343150

OS Grid: SK073431

Mapcode National: GBR 37K.VSR

Mapcode Global: WHBD4.X62Z

Entry Name: The Birdcage

Listing Date: 3 January 1967

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1037866

English Heritage Legacy ID: 275087

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

12/92 The Birdcage
Gazebo. Early C19. Ashlar and timber. Octagonal plan. Ashlar
base and central octagon with door to the east; 2 steps to an outer
arcade of timber columns with cusped braces extending to the wall
plate, supporting a hipped roof surmounted by a cupola with traceried
openings and a weather vane. This item forms part of the important garden
layout at Alton Towers (q.v.) which is included at Grade I on the HBMC Gardens

Listing NGR: SK0732843150

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