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Alton Towers

This postcard view is of the Lake at Alton Towers and in the distance are the Stables. It was published by Lilywhite, Ltd. Triangle, Yorks. The card was posted from Alton by a member of a group 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 adapting an existing 16th or 17th century house, Alveton (Alton) ...

Alton Towers

Alton Towers was the home of the Talbot family, Earls of Shrewsbury. It was built between about 1810 and 1852. Reproduced by permission of English Heritage and the National Monuments Record.

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 'Views round the Town'

A novelty postcard which shows four different views of Alton Towers by moving a cog on the side of the card.

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 and Gardens

A general view of Alton Towers and the gardens, showing the Choragic Monument or Monument to Lysacrates in Athens (compare with the Lanthorn of Demosthenes at Shugborough), also the cascade, colonnade/loggia ...

Alton Towers and Gardens

A general view of Alton Towers and the gardens, showing the Choragic Monument or Monument to Lysacrates in Athens (compare with the Lanthorn of Demosthenes at Shugborough), also the cascade, colonnade/loggia ...

Alton Towers and the Boating Lake

The building of Alton Towers (the house and estate) took place between 1810 and 1852, and was a combination of eight notable architects' ideas. James Wyatt was the original designer and Pugin, the last. ...

Alton Towers Gardens

This postcard view of the Colonnade and Roman Bath was taken by Alfred or Gerald McCann, photographers of Uttoxeter. Alton Towers was the home of the Talbot family, Earls of Shrewsbury. It was built ...

Alton Towers Gardens

A general view of the gardens at Alton Towers, with the Towers in the distance, top left. The gardens were created by the 15th Earl of Shrewsbury between about 1810 and 1827.

Alton Towers Gardens

A view of the gardens leading up to the Memorial to the 15th Earl of Shrewsbury at Alton Towers. The Memorial was erected in about 1830 by his nephew John, the 16th Earl. It is a copy of the Choragic ...

Alton Towers Gardens

This postcard view is of the fountain and muses along with the colonnade/loggia and on the upper right is the dome of the alcove/rotunda. Alton Towers was the home of the Talbot family, Earls of Shrewsbury. ...

Alton Towers Gardens

A postcard view looking from the carriage drive garden bridge into the gardens at Alton Towers, showing the Choragic Monument (in the centre) or Monument to Lysacrates in Athens (compare with the Lanthorn ...

Alton Towers Gardens

Cherub statue in the gardens of Alton Towers. The gardens were created by the 15th Earl of Shrewsbury between about 1810 and 1827. The building of Alton Towers (the house and estate) took place between ...

Alton Towers gardens, with pagoda

Alton Towers was the home of the Talbot family, Earls of Shrewsbury. It was built between about 1810 and 1852. A view of the Pagoda, built in 1827 by Robert Abraham, from the balustrade on top of ...

Alton Towers lake

A view of Alton Towers lake towards the bridge, 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 ...

Alton Towers Views

A multi-view postcard of Alton Towers Mansion from the lake, view from the Gothic Temple, view of the Churnet Valley from the south-east, a scene in the Gardens and in the centre the Gothic Temple (usually ...