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White Bridge and Attached Wall and Gate Piers

A Grade II Listed Building in Farley, Staffordshire

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Latitude: 52.987 / 52°59'13"N

Longitude: -1.8917 / 1°53'30"W

OS Eastings: 407365

OS Northings: 343298

OS Grid: SK073432

Mapcode National: GBR 37K.NK9

Mapcode Global: WHBD4.X5CY

Entry Name: White Bridge and Attached Wall and Gate Piers

Listing Date: 3 January 1967

Last Amended: 17 November 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1037870

English Heritage Legacy ID: 275091

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
White Bridge and attached
3/1/67 wall and gate piers (Formerly
listed as "Bridge in grounds
at Alton Towers"
Bridge, wall and gate piers. Early C19. Ashlar with edged herringbone
tooling and smooth faced ashlar dressings. Bridge aligned north-south
with wall attached to the south, returned to the west and terminating in
gate piers. Bridge to the right, wall to the left. The bridge has
single 4-centred arch with moulded surround, balustrade with trefoil-
headed arcading, painted white sweeping round to the front and termina-
ting in stepped buttresses; crenellated abutment to the left with round
headed niche, ramped down to a pedestalled buttress and attached wall
partly with lobed top; the wall incorporates a 4-centred archway with
panelled pilasters and keystone and is terminated by a pair of square
section piers with chamfered rustication and pyramidal caps. White
Bridge and its attached wall and gate piers form a single architectural
composition with the wall enclosing the Italian Garden to the north-west
(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.

Listing NGR: SK0736543298

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

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