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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1037872
English Heritage Legacy ID: 275094
Location: Farley, Staffordshire Moorlands, Staffordshire, ST10
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
SK 0643-0743 FARLEY C.P. ALTON PARK
12/99 Retaining wall of dam to
- south-east side of the
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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