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Retaining Wall of Dam to South East Side of the Boating Lake

A Grade II Listed Building in Farley, Staffordshire

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Latitude: 52.9878 / 52°59'16"N

Longitude: -1.8911 / 1°53'27"W

OS Eastings: 407407

OS Northings: 343388

OS Grid: SK074433

Mapcode National: GBR 37K.NQH

Mapcode Global: WHBD4.X5NB

Entry Name: Retaining Wall of Dam to South East Side of the Boating Lake

Listing Date: 17 November 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1037872

English Heritage Legacy ID: 275094

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


12/99 Retaining wall of dam to
- south-east side of the
Boating Lake.
Wall. c.1820. Probably by J.B. Papworth. Ashlar. In the form of
a bridge; nominal Tudor Gothic style. 9 bays, seven 4-centred arches
and 2 blind end bays; openwork parapet with octagonal piers at each
bay division. 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.
B.o.E., p. 58; Colvin, p.440.

Listing NGR: SK0740743388

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