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The Prospect Tower and Steps, Chinese Garden

A Grade II Listed Building in Biddulph, Staffordshire

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Latitude: 53.1293 / 53°7'45"N

Longitude: -2.1614 / 2°9'40"W

OS Eastings: 389298

OS Northings: 359140

OS Grid: SJ892591

Mapcode National: GBR 12T.SGF

Mapcode Global: WHBC7.RLYV

Entry Name: The Prospect Tower and Steps, Chinese Garden

Listing Date: 20 March 1974

Last Amended: 20 November 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1189758

English Heritage Legacy ID: 275218

Location: Biddulph, Staffordshire Moorlands, Staffordshire, ST8

County: Staffordshire

District: Staffordshire Moorlands

Civil Parish: Biddulph

Built-Up Area: Biddulph

Traditional County: Staffordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Staffordshire

Church of England Parish: Biddulph St Lawrence

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text

SJ 85 NE
SJ 8930 5914
7/13 The Prospect Tower and
- steps, Chinese Garden
20.3.74 (formerly listed as the
Watch Tower)


Ornamental garden building: ruined tower with steps approach. 1848-
1860, by John Bateman. Random coursed stonework, finished to appear
ruinous. Built against a steep embankment; of 2 stages and square plan,
battered to head of first stage, approximately 5m high. Random spiral
of stone steps give access. Forms part of Chinese Garden perambulation,
particularly for viewing the Chinese Temple (q.v.) to the west.

Listing NGR: SJ8929859140

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