Ribbon Border, Alton Towers

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Date:1910 - 1920 (c.)

Description:A postcard view of the Ribbon Border and gardens at Alton Towers, with the Towers in the distance. The gardens were created by the 15th Earl of Shrewsbury between about 1810 and 1827.


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1890s
Coach Service at Alton Towers
Coach Service at Alton Towers

The 20th Earl of Shrewsbury in the driving seat of his 'Greyhound' coach, in front ...

1910s
Shot Tower, Alton Towers
Shot Tower, Alton Towers

The Shot Tower stands on the north-east corner of the curtain wall, built in 1842 ...

1950s
Chapel, Alton Towers
Chapel, Alton Towers

This postcard view was taken looking from the south-east. On the left is the Armoury ...

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Source: Mr Jake Whitehouse

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