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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

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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1037871

English Heritage Legacy ID: 275092

Location: Farley, Staffordshire Moorlands, Staffordshire, ST10

County: Staffordshire

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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This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 12/01/2021 to reformat the text to current standards

SK 0643-0743

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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