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Le Refuge and Attached Retaining Wall, Archway and Steps to Terrace Immediately East of the Loggia

A Grade II Listed Building in Farley, Staffordshire

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Latitude: 52.9872 / 52°59'13"N

Longitude: -1.8876 / 1°53'15"W

OS Eastings: 407643

OS Northings: 343323

OS Grid: SK076433

Mapcode National: GBR 37K.PLB

Mapcode Global: WHBD4.Z59S

Entry Name: Le Refuge and Attached Retaining Wall, Archway and Steps to Terrace Immediately East of the Loggia

Listing Date: 3 January 1967

Last Amended: 17 November 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1191919

English Heritage Legacy ID: 275104

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


Le Refuge and attached
retaining wall, archway
and steps to terrace
immediately east of The
Loggia. (formerly listed as
Le Refuge)

Summerhouse, wall, archway and steps. Early C19. Ashlar with
herringbone tooling and smooth faced dressings. An approximately 50
yard length of wall extending eastwards from The Loggia (q.v.) and
incorporating towards the east end a 3-centred archway with panelled
pilasters giving access to a flight of steps, and towards the west end
a summer house, the latter has a Tuscan portico distyle in antis with
frieze inscribed "LE REFUGE", and a wide central bay giving access to
a segmental-headed doorway. 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: SK0764343323

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

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