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The Flag Tower

A Grade II Listed Building in Farley, Staffordshire

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Latitude: 52.9849 / 52°59'5"N

Longitude: -1.8974 / 1°53'50"W

OS Eastings: 406984

OS Northings: 343068

OS Grid: SK069430

Mapcode National: GBR 37K.T9J

Mapcode Global: WHBD4.T7NJ

Entry Name: The Flag Tower

Listing Date: 3 January 1967

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1037867

English Heritage Legacy ID: 275088

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


12/93 The Flag Tower
Tower. Early C19. Rock faced ashlar with smooth faced ashlar
dressings. Castellated Gothic style; square plan with cylindrical
corner turrets. 4 storeys with first floor off-set, second and
third-floor storey bands and crenellated parapet with psuedo-
machicolations; single recessed bay flanked by corner turrets,
pointed windows with Gothic glazing bars and hood moulds, the turrets
have slim rectangular loops; pointed first floor door of 3 continuous
orders and hood mould, approached by a flight of steps within a ground-
floor forebuilding with central pointed entrance arch. 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: SK0698443068

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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