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Conservatory, Alton Towers

A postcard view of the House Conservatory which linked the Drawing Room with the Octagon. Alton Towers was the home of the Talbot family, Earls of Shrewsbury. It was built between about 1810 and 1852. ...

Cornerstone at Leek Municipal School

The design carved on the stone of young Hercules and the bees was the idea of the architect L. Sugden and the work of sculptor, A. Broadbent. The stone was laid by Millicent, Duchess of Sutherland. Despite ...

Coton Hill Asylum, Stafford

A postcard view of Coton Hill Asylum which was built in the 1850s and opened in 1854. It was originally built as an extension to the County Asylum in order to house private patients. It was to be known ...

Demolition of Rugeley Town Hall and Market Hall

This photograph captures the demolition of Rugeley Town Hall and the Market Hall which were built on the site of the Shoulder of Mutton Inn. The Public Buildings also housed meeting rooms and, until ...

Demolition of Trentham Hall

A postcard view of demolition in progress at Trentham Hall in May 1912. In the centre just behind the ruin is St. Mary and All Saints Church which is still standing. This postcard photograph was taken ...

Doveridge Hall, near Uttoxeter

A postcard view of the east front of Doveridge Hall, in Derbyshire, which was built in 1769 by Edward Stevens for Sir Henry Cavendish. It was the residence of Lord Waterpark in the early 20th century. ...

Dr Johnson’s Statue, Market Square, Lichfield

A postcard view of the Statue of Dr Samuel Johnson in the Market Square, Lichfield. It is by R.C. Lucas and was erected in 1838. Samuel Johnson (1709-1784), lexicographer, critic and poet, was born on ...

Dr Samuel Johnson’s Birthplace and Statue, Lichfield

This postcard view shows Dr Samuel Johnson's statue on the left. It is by R.C. Lucas and was erected in 1838. The house on the right was completed in 1707 by Michael Johnson, Samuel's father. Samuel Johnson ...

Dr Samuel Johnson’s Statue, Lichfield

A postcard view of the Statue of Dr Samuel Johnson in the Market Place, Lichfield. It is by R.C. Lucas and was erected in 1838. Samuel Johnson (1709-1784), lexicographer, critic and poet, was born ...

Drawbridge, Entrance, Alton Towers

A postcard view of the Drawbridge or East Entrance to 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 ...

Drawing Room, Rodbaston Hall

The late-Victorian Drawing Room of Rodbaston Hall while it was owned by the family of Henry and Jane Ward. during the Victorian period. It is now the staff room. The large chandelier on the top right ...

Dunston, near Stafford

A postcard view of Dunston looking north along what is now the A449 Wolverhampton Road. On the left is the lych gate to St. Leonard's Church. The houses on the right, which include the old Smithy, remain ...

Eccleshall Road Cemetery, Stafford

A four acre cemetery was opened on Eccleshall Road in Stafford in 1856. Over the years it has been extended several times and had reached 20 acres by 1940. The cemetery was designed with two chapels, ...

Effigy, Holy Trinity Church, Eccleshall,

Effigy of Elias-de-Napton which marked his tomb in 1295 when it was in the south aisle of the church. Elias-de-Napton was prebendary of Eccleshall and the son of the first Lord Broughton. He was Co-adjudicator ...

Fireplace overmantle at Loxley Hall, near Uttoxeter

Close up view of an overmantle depicting the royal crest and surrounded by heraldic devices of various nobility. A frieze of more heraldic devices runs around the room. Loxley Hall was built around ...

Fireplace, Noah's Ark Inn, Stafford,

The Noah's Ark on Crabbery Street was originally built as a town house in the sixteenth century. In August 1575 Queen Elizabeth I took wine here during her journey through the town. In the late 1800s ...

Flag Tower, Alton Towers

The Flag Tower stands five storeys high and and at one time served to provide excellent views of the surrounding countryside. It occupies the highest point of Bunbury Hill to the west of the house. The ...

Freedom of Entry into the Borough for the Army and the RAF, Stafford

The Army and the RAF Parade before the Mayor of Stafford, Councillor Brian Price, outside the Shire Hall in Market Square, Stafford. On the left service personnel from the Army 22 Signals Regiment and ...