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Latitude: 52.9872 / 52°59'14"N
Longitude: -1.8913 / 1°53'28"W
OS Eastings: 407395
OS Northings: 343327
OS Grid: SK073433
Mapcode National: GBR 37K.NNH
Mapcode Global: WHBD4.X5KR
Plus Code: 9C4WX4P5+VF
Entry Name: Wall and basin enclosing the Italian Garden to the north west
Listing Date: 3 January 1967
Last Amended: 17 November 1986
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1037871
English Heritage Legacy ID: 275092
Location: Farley, Staffordshire Moorlands, Staffordshire, ST10
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
This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 12/01/2021 to reformat the text to current standards
Wall and basin enclosing the Italian Garden to the north- west
(Formerly listed as Garden Wall)
Wall and basin. Early C19. Ashlar with edged herringbone tooling. An approximately 46 metre length of wall aligned north east/south west facing south east. The wall has a lobed top with a pedestalled statue in the gap between each lobe, towards the north east end a basin with everted rim projects from the wall. The wall forms a single architectural composition with the White Bridge (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: SK0739543327
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