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Crakemarsh Hall, near Uttoxeter

Crakemarsh Hall was extensively rebuilt in 1815 for Sir Thomas Cotton Sheppard around the staircase of a late 17th century house. It passed to the Cavendish family in 1873. US troops were billeted there ...

Crakemarsh Hall, near Uttoxeter

A postcard view of Crakemarsh Hall which was extensively rebuilt in 1815 for Sir Thomas Cotton Sheppard around the staircase of a late 17th century house. It passed to the Cavendish family in 1873. US ...

Crakemarsh Hall, near Uttoxeter

Crakemarsh Hall, viewed here from across the lake, was extensively rebuilt in 1815 for Sir Thomas Cotton Sheppard around the staircase of a late 17th century house. It passed to the Cavendish family in ...

Crakemarsh Hall, near Uttoxeter

Crakemarsh Hall, viewed here from the south west, was extensively rebuilt in 1815 for Sir Thomas Cotton Sheppard around the staircase of a late 17th century house. It passed to the Cavendish family in ...

Crakemarsh Hall and Lake, near Uttoxeter

Crakemarsh Hall viewed from the south across the lake. Crakemarsh Hall was extensively rebuilt in 1815 for Sir Thomas Cotton Sheppard around the staircase of a late 17th century house. It passed to ...

Brittain's Paper Mills, Cheddleton

Brittain's Paper Mills with the Caldon Canal in the foreground. A paper mill has stood on this site at Cheddleton since 1797, when the paper was made by hand. It was built by the pottery manufacturer ...

Brittain's Paper Mills, Caldon Canal, Cheddleton

A paper mill has stood on this site at Cheddleton since 1797, when the paper was made by hand. It was built by the pottery manufacturer William Adams to produce tissue paper for transfer printing in ...

Brittain's Paper Mills, Cheddleton

A view of Brittain's Paper Mills at Cheddleton with the Caldon Canal passing by. A paper mill has stood on this site at Cheddleton since 1797, when the paper was made by hand. It was built by the pottery ...

Classroom, Cotton College, Cotton

A classroom at Cotton College, also known as St. Wilfrid’s College. Cotton Hall was built in the 18th century by the Gilbert family. In 1844 it was sold to the Earl of Shrewsbury and it was converted ...

Classroom, Cotton College, Cotton

A classroom at Cotton College, also known as St. Wilfrid’s College. Cotton Hall was built in the 18th century by the Gilbert family. In 1844 it was sold to the Earl of Shrewsbury and it was converted ...

Refectory, Cotton College, Cotton

The refectory or dining room at Cotton College, also known as St. Wilfrid’s College. Cotton Hall was built in the 18th century by the Gilbert family. In 1844 it was sold to the Earl of Shrewsbury and ...

Queen Elizabeth II's Coronation Celebrations, Uttoxeter

Mrs Cavendish of Crakemarsh Hall speaking at an event during Uttoxeter's celebrations for the Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II. Julia Florence Cavendish, nee Siegel (1886-1963) was born in Chicago, ...

St. Wilfrid’s Roman Catholic Church, Cotton

Interior view looking along the nave towards the chancel and altar. Designed by A.W.N. Pugin and built in 1846-48, St. Wilfrid’s Church was built as a Catholic chapel for Cotton College, linked to the ...

Cotton College War Memorial and St. Wilfrid’s R.C. Church, Cotton

In the foreground is Cotton College War Memorial which was erected to commemorate 40 former pupils who lost their lives in the First World War. It was designed by an old Cottonian, Elphege Pippet and ...

St. Giles' Church, Croxden

A view of the nave looking towards the chancel and east window of St. Giles’ Church, Croxden which was built in 1884-85 replacing an earlier 13th century church which had been the guest chapel for nearby ...

St. Giles’ Church, Croxden

A view from the south of St. Giles’ Church, Croxden which was built in 1884-85 replacing an earlier 13th century church which had been the guest chapel for nearby Croxden Abbey. Photographer: Alfred ...

War Memorial, Croxden

Croxden’s War Memorial stands in the churchyard of St. Giles’ Church. It commemorates 12 men who fell during the First World War. In 2007 the names of three men who died serving their country during the ...

West Front, Croxden Abbey

The west front of the Cistercian Abbey of Croxden which was founded in the 1170s by Bertram de Verdun, lord of Alton. Following the Dissolution of the Monasteries in 1538 the roofs were removed and the ...