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Alton Towers

The Grand Entrace to Alton Towers. This postcard view was posted in Alton by Ruby (who was on holiday) to her Aunt in Sydenham, London. Alton Towers was the home of the Talbot family, Earls of Shrewsbury. ...

Alton Towers "T" Room

This postcard view shows the "T" Room set up as a tea and refreshment room around 1927. Alton Towers was the home of the Talbot family, Earls of Shrewsbury. It was built between about 1810 and 1852. ...

Alton Towers, Small Dining Room

This postcard view shows the Small Dining Room set up as a tea and refreshment room. The picture was taken by Gerald McCann, photographer in Uttoxeter. Alton Towers was the home of the Talbot family, ...

Alton Towers, Talbot Passage

Alton Towers was the home of the Talbot family, Earls of Shrewsbury. It was built between about 1810 and 1852. The 15th Earl began adapting an existing 16th or 17th century house, Alveton (Alton) ...

Alton Towers, The Armoury

This postcard view was published by The Alton Towers Café, Alton Towers, Stoke on Trent. Alton Towers was the home of the Talbot family, Earls of Shrewsbury. It was built between about 1810 and 1852. ...

Armitage Church gargoyle

This image of a gargoyle in the Nave of St. John the Baptist Church, Armitage, is taken from a glass negative. With the exception of the tower, which dates from 1632, the church was rebuilt in 1844-7 ...

Armitage Churchyard Cross

This view of a Cross in Armitage Churchyard is taken from a glass negative. The Cross is a replica made from Norman fragments. It was given to Armitage Church around 1845-1847 by Josiah Spode at the ...

Armitage School

A view of Armitage School at the junction of Rugeley Road and Church Lane. It became the home of Armitage Youth Centre around 1975. The hall is also used by other community groups. The school was replaced ...

Banquet Hall, Alton Towers

This postcard view shows the Banquet Hall set up as a Tea / Refreshment Room around 1927. Alton Towers was the home of the Talbot family, Earls of Shrewsbury. It was built between about 1810 and 1852. ...

Banquet Hall, Alton Towers

A postcard view (looking north-east) of the Banquet Hall taken around 1927 when it was in use as a refreshment room. Over the years this room was also known as the Great Dining Room and the Dining Room. ...

Banquet Hall, Alton Towers

This postcard view shows the Banquet Hall set up as a Tea / Refreshment Room around 1927. Alton Towers was the home of the Talbot family, Earls of Shrewsbury. It was built between about 1810 and 1852. ...

Beaudesert Hall

This view of Beaudesert Hall is taken from a glass negative looking from the southwest and shows the rear of the Hall with several glass houses and a part of the gardens. From around 1909 to 1912 ...

Beaudesert Hall

A view of the east front of Beaudesert Hall taken from a glass negative. From around 1909 to 1912 many alterations were made to the Hall and by 1919 the cupola above the east front entrance had been ...

Beaudesert Hall

Pictured is the east front entrance of Beaudesert Hall which was the mansion of the Pagets, Marquesses of Anglesey. Its core was medieval, with later alterations. James Wyatt and Joseph Potter remodelled ...

Bird Street, Lichfield

A postcard view looking along Bird Street with the Post Office on the left and the Swan Hotel on the right. Around 1970 the Post Office was converted into an Arts Centre, but has since been demolished ...

Bishop Ryder's Statue, Lichfield Cathedral

This postcard shows the kneeling statue set up as a monument to Bishop Ryder in Lichfield Cathedral. It stands in the north choir aisle Rev. Henry Dudley Ryder (1777-1836), Bishop of Lichfield and ...

Bore Street, Lichfield

A postcard view taken in Bore Street, Lichfield. On the extreme right is Lichfield House which was built in 1510 and is a fine example of a Tudor timber-framed building. During the Civil War it was ...

Bore Street, Lichfield

The title on this postcard ‘Old houses in Blore Street, Lichfield’ is incorrect. This view was taken in Bore Street, Lichfield. Second from the right is Lichfield House which was built in 1510 and is ...