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Aerial view of Market Square, Stafford

This aerial postcard view shows Stafford’s Market Square, with a glimpse of the Jubilee Fountain, erected in 1887 to mark Queen Victoria's Golden Jubilee. On the lower left is the Guildhall, in the centre ...

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 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

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 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. 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 ...

Alton. Photographed by William Blake.

Lantern slide containing 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 ...

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.]

Biddulph Grange Gardens. Photographed by William Blake.

Stereoscope slide with a view of the ornamental gardens and Chinese Temple at Biddulph Grange, Nr. Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire.

Biddulph Grange Gardens. Photographed by William Blake.

Stereoscope slide with a view of the ornamental gardens and Chinese Temple at Biddulph Grange, Nr. Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire.

Boating Lake, Alton Towers

A view of the Boating Lake at Alton Towers. The gardens at Alton Towers re-opened to the public after World War II in 1952. During the 1960s, under the management of Denis and Anthony Bagshaw, Alton ...

Chartley Hall

This postcard view of Chartley Hall was taken by Uttoxeter photographer Alfred McCann. Note the cannons in the arches just above the moat. The original moated timber mansion house at Chartley was home ...

Chinese summer house, Alton Towers

This Chinese Summer House and fountain are believed to have been sited in the gardens at Alton Towers. Alton Towers was the home of the Talbot family, Earls of Shrewsbury. It was built between about ...

Cottages in Hawkesyard Park, Armitage

Previously the Steward's House, this building was enlarged to make a home for Miss Helen Gulson, the niece, and companion in widower-hood, of Josiah Spode IV. Josiah's will gave Miss Gulson the living ...

Dolphin Fountain, Alton Towers

The Dolphin Fountain in its own lake and adjacent to the Pagoda Fountain. This postcard view was franked at 9.00 PM on 11 August 1938 in Wolverhampton and posted to an address in Tarporley, Cheshire. Alton ...

Donkey Rides, Alton Towers

The gardens at Alton Towers re-opened to the public after World War II in 1952. During the 1960s, under the management of Denis and Anthony Bagshaw, Alton Towers became an increasingly popular visitor ...

Drayton Manor, Fazeley

Drayton Manor was the home of the Peel family and was built by Sir Robert Peel's father in about 1790. This house was demolished in 1830 and the new house shown here was completed in 1833, designed by ...