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Wall and Basin Enclosing the Italian Garden to the North West

A Grade II Listed Building in Farley, Staffordshire

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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

Entry Name: Wall and Basin Enclosing the Italian Garden to the North West

Listing Date: 3 January 1967

Last Amended: 17 November 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1037871

English Heritage Legacy ID: 275092

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


Wall and basin enclosing the
3/1/67 Italian Garden to the north-
west (Formerly listed as
"Garden Wall")
Wall and basin. Early C19. Ashlar with edged herringbone tooling.
An approximately 50 yard 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 and a basin with
everted rim projects from the wall. The wall forms a single architec-
tural 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

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

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