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Alton Castle and 'New Conventual School': sepia drawing

'Remains of Alton Castle and the new conventual school adjoining.' South west view showing the Conventual School on the left, and the remains of the castle on the right. 'J. Buckler.'

Alton Castle and the Churnet Bridge

Alton castle viewed from the opposite (north) side of the River Churnet. Within Alton Castle are the remains of the medieval castle, built in about 1175 by Bertram de Verdun, the founder of Croxden ...

Alton Castle and the Hospital of St. John

An aerial view of Alton. On the left is Alton Castle. The first castle, a medieval structure, was built by Bertram de Verdun in 1175. Part of one of the towers remains in the forecourt of the later ...

Alton Castle from north side of the Churnet Valley

Within Alton Castle are the remains of the medieval castle, built in about 1175 by Bertram de Verdun, the founder of Croxden Abbey. Alton Castle was rebuilt as a large Gothic-style house between 1847 ...

Alton Castle from the Churnet Valley

Within Alton Castle are the remains of the medieval castle, built in about 1175 by Bertram de Verdun, the founder of Croxden Abbey. Alton Castle was rebuilt as a large Gothic-style house between 1847 ...

Alton Castle: engraving

'Alton Castle.' South east view showing the castle situated on a steep hill overlooking Churnet valley. Shows 'Alveton Lodge' in the distance to the right. With letterpress.[Same as SV I.50b.]'B. Ralph ...

Alton Castle: pencil and wash drawing

'Alton Castle, Co. Stafford,' showing the remains of the castle area. Artist: S. Bentley.

Alton Castle: sepia drawing

'Remains of the Ancient Castle at Alton, Staffordshire.' ?North east view showing the remains of the ancient castle, partially covered in foliage. Artist: J. C. Buckler.

Alton Castle: sepia drawing

South west view, showing the castle and a 12th century donjon.'From Gough's Collection in the Bodleian Library.' Artist: 'J. B.,' [John Buckler.]

Alton Castle: water colour painting

'Alton Castle,' showing the castle on the cliff and a church to the right. Anonymous, [S. Shaw].

Alton Railway Station

Alton station stood on the Churnet Valley line of the North Staffordshire Railway. It was built in an Italianate villa style in about 1849. The station was used by the Earl of Shrewsbury, and had a ...

An Anglo-Saxon lord, Codsall 1086

The earliest mention of Codsall is in the Domesday survey of 1086 [first 3 lines of the extract above]. It is written in abbreviated Latin and begins, ‘ In Seisdon Hundred Cynewin holds from the King ...

Ancient Corn Pot. Photographed by William Blake.

Lantern slide of an ancient corn pot. This lantern slide appears to be one of a group used for a presentation or slide show by Blake entitled “Staffordshire Pottery.” A small folder containing ...

Ancient Corn Pot. Photographed by William Blake.

Lantern slide of an ancient corn pot. This lantern slide appears to be one of a group used for a presentation or slide show by Blake entitled “Staffordshire Pottery.” A small folder containing ...

Archaeological displays in Burton Museum

A lantern slide view of a display case of archaeological artefacts in Burton Museum. In 1915 Burton corporation opened a municipal museum and art gallery in a building designed by Henry Beck of Burton ...

Archaeological displays in Burton Museum

A lantern slide view of a display case of archaeological artefacts in Burton Museum. In 1915 Burton corporation opened a municipal museum and art gallery in a building designed by Henry Beck of Burton ...

Archaeological displays in Burton Museum

A lantern slide view of a display case of archaeological artefacts in Burton Museum. In 1915 Burton corporation opened a municipal museum and art gallery in a building designed by Henry Beck of Burton ...

Archaeological Excavations, Garshall Green

Stoke-on-Trent Museum Archaeological Society undertook excavations from 1997 to 2003. The main feature to emerge was a house platform belonging to what is now thought to be a 17th or 18th century peasant ...