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Retaining Wall, Piers and Well Approximately 20 Yards North of Swiss Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Farley, Staffordshire

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Latitude: 52.9861 / 52°59'9"N

Longitude: -1.8895 / 1°53'22"W

OS Eastings: 407513

OS Northings: 343202

OS Grid: SK075432

Mapcode National: GBR 37K.WMF

Mapcode Global: WHBD4.Y6DM

Entry Name: Retaining Wall, Piers and Well Approximately 20 Yards North of Swiss Cottage

Listing Date: 17 November 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1037869

English Heritage Legacy ID: 275090

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


12/95 Retaining wall, piers
and well approximately
20 yards north of Swiss
Wall, piers and well. Early C19. Ashlar with herringbone tooling.
Approximately 30 yard length of retaining wall aligned east-west facing
north bowed backwards towards the west end to form a large recess which
is emphasized by 2 end piers of circular section with moulded caps;
incorporated into the wall towards the east end is the 3-centred arch
of a well. 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: SK0751343202

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

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