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A "Staffordshire Sentinel" : St. Margaret's, Wolstanton

A watercolour by Harry Barnard with fields in the foreground, church and houses in the distance.

Accident at the Mill, Great Haywood

This postcard view shows the fire brigade and local people draining the mill pond by using steam powered fire engines to lower the level of the water. In the foreground men are working Shugborough Hall's ...

Aerial view of Chillington Pool

An photograph taken from a biplane, looking south east across the Chillington estate, near Brewood. Chillington Pool was created in the 1760s as part of landscape changes undertaken by Lancelot 'Capability' ...

Aerial view of Gailey reservoirs and M6 interchange

Gailey Reservoir consists of a pair of canal feeder reservoirs situated in South Staffordshire, separated by a dam, and owned by the Canal & River Trust. Gailey Upper Reservoir is to the east, Gailey ...

Aerial View of Trentham Gardens,

Aerial view of Trentham Gardens showing the lake, Italian gardens and ballroom. The original Trentham Hall was built in the 1630s for the Dukes of Sutherland. The Caroline house was replaced in the ...

Alton Towers

A postcard view of Alton Towers taken around 1986. 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 ...

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 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 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. Photographed by William Blake.

Lantern slide with a view of the formal gardens and buildings at Alton, Nr. Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire. Originally home to the Talbot family, Earls of Shrewsbury, Alton Towers has been developed ...

Ansell's Pool, near Eccleshall

A postcard view published by E.J. Hurlstone of Eccleshall.

Arrowhead or sagittaria sagittifolia

Arrowhead is a perennial found chiefly in canals but also in shallow ponds, ditches and slow-flowing rivers. Its name derives from the shape of the leaves. Flowering between July and August, it can ...

Barlaston Hall Estate

A view of a part of the ornamental lake on the Barlaston Hall estate. Barlaston Hall stands on a hill, overlooking the Trent Valley. It was built in 1756 for Thomas Mills, an attorney from Leek. The ...

Batchacre Park: tinted drawing

View of the house from across the lake, showing a ship in the foreground to the left, and an island (on which there are ruins,) to the right.Anonymous. [S. Shaw]

Bath Pool, Kidsgrove

Oil painting by John Munday, looking south towards the island, with Harecastle Hill on the right.

Bath Pool, Kidsgrove

Bath Pool was a picturesque spot just south of Kidsgrove, but was greatly altered in the late 1960s when a new stretch of railway line had to be laid through the area.

Beaudesert Hall and Park: coloured aquatint engraving

'Beaudesert, Staffordshire, Marquis of Anglesea.' Showing a lake and a brick dam, with gardens on the right in the distance. Artist: [Humphry Repton.]

Betley Hall: sepia wash drawing

'Betley Hall, Staffordshire. G. Tollet Esqr.' South west view from over the lake, showing the bridge to the left. The house has three-stories (c. 1700), showing bays on the west side.'Cornelius Varley, ...