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Aerial View of Darlaston Hall, Stone,

The Darlaston estate was owned by Burton Abbey, but during the Reformation the estate was sold to James Collier, a wool merchant. The estate was sold to William Jervis of Meaford in 1655, and it remained ...

Aerial view of Farley Hall

The Farley estate passed to Richard Bill of Norbury, Derbyshire by marriage in 1607. He built Farley Hall shortly afterwards. There were extensive alterations in 1784. The Hall was later a Youth ...

Aerial View of Meaford Hall, Stone,

Photograph taken from a sale catalogue. A hall has stood on this site since the seventeenth century. Towards the end of the century a William Jervis of Chatcull bought the estate, and in 1740 soldiers ...

Aerial view of Seighford Hall

Seighford Hall is an Elizabethan house to which additions were made over the years, particularly during the Victorian period. A brick tower in the grounds was built to look like a church tower. This was ...

Aerial View of Stafford Castle,

The castle to the south-west of the town was built in the fourteenth century by Ralph de Stafford, on the site of an earlier Norman wooden castle. In December 1643, during the English Civil War (after ...

Aerial View of Trentham Gardens,

Aerial view of Trentham Gardens showing the lake, Italian gardens and ballroom. The original Trentham Hall was built in the 1630s for the Dukes of Sutherland. The Caroline house was replaced in the ...

Agricultural Event, Ingestre Hall,

Ingestre Hall was built by Sir Walter Chetwynd in 1613. By the eighteenth century it had been acquired by the Talbots, who remodelled parts of the hall in the early 1800s. The Talbots became the Earls ...

Albion House, Hanley: steel engraving (vignetted)

'Albion House, Shelton, The Residence of W. Parker, Esq.' Showing a plain late Georgian house with a portico, behind a wall and an iron palisade. This house stood opposite the site of the Queens Hotel, ...

Alfred Harrison outside Seighford Hall

Alfred Harrison on horseback outside Seighford Hall. He was born in 1884, Tettenhall, near Wolverhampton. He is believed to have been a farmer, and served in the Army during the 1st World War, possibly ...

Alstonefield Hall

This 16th century stone house has a date stone marked 1587 and 'J.H.' - John Harpur. It has also been known as Alstonefield Manor House and, more recently, Alstonefield Hall Farm.

Alton 'Abbey' (now Alton Towers) - sculpture: lithograph

'From a Gothic cross at Alton Abbey, Staffordshire.' Showing a piece of decorative carving on the cross, resembling leaves.Anonymous.

Alton 'Abbey' (now Alton Towers): coloured aquatint engraving

'Alton Abbey Staffordshire, The Seat of the Right Honble., The Earl of Shrewsbury.' Showing a large castellated house of the Gothic revival, in gardens. Built 1814.'Drawn by Thos. Allason; Engraved ...

Alton 'Abbey' (now Alton Towers): coloured aquatint engraving

Showing a large castellated house of the Gothic revival, in gardens. Built 1814.Inscribed 'The Seat of the Right Honourable The Earl of Shrewsbury.''Tho. Allason del., [drawn]; T. Fielding sc., [engraved] ...

Alton 'Abbey' (now Alton Towers): engraving

'Alton Towers, Staffordshire. Seat of the Right Hon[orable] Earl of Shrewsbury.' Showing a large castellated house in the Gothic revival, in gardens, [built 1814].[Similar to SV I.49c.]'T. Fradgley, del., ...

Alton 'Abbey' (now Alton Towers): lithograph

'Alton Towers,' showing a large castellated house of the Gothic revival in gardens, viewed from the drive. Anonymous.

Alton 'Abbey' (now Alton Towers): lithograph

'Alton Towers,' showing a general view of the 'Towers' and gardens, and the pagoda-like 'conservatory.' 'Printed by Day and Haghe, lithographers to the King.'

Alton 'Abbey' (now Alton Towers): lithograph

'Alton Towers. The Seat of the Earl of Shrewsbury.' Showing a view of Alton Abbey over the lake. 'Drawn and Printed by Rayner, Derby; Published by Dawson & Hobson, Ashbourn.'

Alton 'Abbey' (now Alton Towers): sepia drawing

'West View of Alton Towers, Staffordshire,' showing the 'flag-tower' over the valley and wooded hills. Artist: J. C. Buckler.