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Whit Monday outing to Alton Towers

Crowds on the lawn at Alton Towers, looking north towards the lake. Alton Towers was the home of the Talbot family, Earls of Shrewsbury. It was built between about 1810 and 1852. The 15th Earl ...

Whit Monday outing to Alton Towers

Crowds on the lawn outside the north front of Alton Towers. Alton Towers was the home of the Talbot family, Earls of Shrewsbury. It was built between about 1810 and 1852. The 15th Earl began ...

Whit Monday outing to Alton Towers

Crowds on the lawns outside the north front of Alton Towers. In the background a military band can be seen playing to a large audience. Alton Towers was the home of the Talbot family, Earls of Shrewsbury. ...

White Ladies Priory, Bishops Wood

The remains of White Ladies Priory, viewed from the north-east. The north wall is the best-preserved part of the late 12th century ruins of a small nunnery of Augustinian canonesses, known as 'white ladies'. ...

White Lion Inn, Sheepfair, Rugeley

The ancient (late 16th - early 17th century) timber-framed White Lion coaching inn was located on the corner of Sheepfair and Lion Street (which it pre-dated). It stood empty for many years and it is ...

William Ricards Collection at the Brampton Museum, Newcastle-under-Lyme

William Richards was a keen archaeologist and a local collector of archaeology and objects from different countries. The weird and wonderful objects in this collection have come from all over the world. ...

Wolverhampton - Anglo-Saxon cross shaft in St. Peter's Church-yard: sepia drawing

'Pillar at Wolverhampton.' [?East] view of an Anglo-Saxon cross shaft standing on a pile of rubble. The cap is cracked, and the pillar has five bands of decoration. It probably dates from the mid 9th ...

Wolverhampton - Jug: pencil drawing

Showing a jug, [dug up in 1793, near the church-yard of St. Peter's Wolverhampton]. Anonymous, [S. Shaw].

Wrottesley Hall ruins, Wrottesley

View of Wrottesley Hall ruins. The Hall was built in 1696, with an estate of 2,319 acres. The hall was gutted by fire in 1897 and stood as a ruin until the 4th Lord Wrottesley built a smaller brick house ...

Yoxall - Burial urn: woodcut engraving

Showing a burial urn, which according to a letterpress account, is one of forty vessels found full of ashes on levelling a piece of ground. This example was presented to Richard Greene's Museum, writes ...