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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 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 ...

Alton Towers, Ribon Border

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

Chapel Tower, Alton Towers

View from the south-west of the Chapel Tower at Alton Towers. The Chapel (on the right of the tower) and its tall slim tower was designed by Thomas Fradgley and Joseph Potter and completed by 1833, but ...

Chapel, Alton Towers

This postcard view was taken looking from the south-east. On the left is the Armoury and the Picture Gallery, centre left the Conservatory which was built in about 1815 to 1819 to designs by Thomas Hopper ...

Gardens at Basford Hurst, Cheddleton

Formal gardens at Basford Hurst, near Cheddleton, showing an urn and pedestal in the centre of a circular lawn. Basford Hurst was built around 1860 for the land agent Edwin Heaton . William Henry Rider, ...

Hilderstone Church

A postcard view of Christ Church in Hilderstone which was built in 1827-9 to designs by Thomas Trubshaw of Little Haywood. This postcard was published by T. G. Adie & Co’s., (Stone) Series.

Lightoaks, Oakamoor

A postcard view of Lightoaks, a large Victorian house which stands on the road to Cheadle. Lightoaks is a grade II listed house built in 1852 for the owner of the copper works at the time, John Wilson ...

Ravenhill House, Brereton

Post Card view of the garden and southerly aspect of the house taken from near the current Ravenhill Park children's paddling pool. Note the topiary and glass house. Late 19th century Ordnance Survey ...

Shugborough Hall, Milford

Shugborough is the ancestral home of the Anson family, who were later created the Earls of Lichfield. The central block of the house was built in 1693. Thomas Wright of Durham designed the pavilions ...

The Eygptian Garden, Biddulph Grange

Etching and Aquatint print by Norman Stephens ARA, showing yew topiary and Egyptian-style sculpture and building in the 19th century Egyptian Garden section of the gardens at Biddulph Grange. Dimensions: ...

The Gardens, Alton Towers

A general view of Alton Towers and the gardens. Top left is Alton Towers Mansion. In the centre there is the Loggia, also known as the Colonnade and on the balustrade above the arches are the Nine Muses. ...

The Gardens, Alton Towers

This postcard view was taken near to the Garden Conservatory and looks along the Yew Walk towards a building often described as the Chinese Temple, this structure is more correctly known as the Gothic ...

Trentham Gardens. Photographed by William Blake.

View of the gardens and hall at Trentham Pleasure Gardens. The Trentham estate was home and pleasure gardens to the Dukes of Sutherland from the seventeenth to the early twentieth century. The family ...

Trentham Hall and Gardens

This photograph was taken on the viewing platform located on the site of Trentham Hall. Looking south over the Italianate Terraces and fountains towards the statue of Perseus and Capability Brown’s lake, ...

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