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Adbaston Hall

Adbaston Hall was built in 1725 near the church to replace the old manor house, although it was extensively remodeled in the early 19th century.

Aerial photograph of Lichfield

Minster Pool can be seen in the centre of this photgraph, with the cathedral on the left hand side. St. Mary's church can be seen on the far right, with Stowe Pools at the top. The bottom right hand ...

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 'Abbey' (now Alton Towers): lithograph

'Alton Towers. The Seat of the Earl of Shrewsbury.' Showing a view of Alton Abbey over the lake. 'Drawn and Printed by Rayner, Derby; Published by Dawson & Hobson, Ashbourn.'

Alton 'Abbey' (now Alton Towers): steel engraving

View from across the lake. Shows the large castellated house of the Gothic revival, in gardens. The flag tower is to the right. Built 1814.[Steel engraving following the aquatint, SV I.62]. 'Drawn by ...

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

A view of Alton Towers from the north, across the ornamental lake.

Alton Towers

The picture was taken by Gerald McCann, photographer of Uttoxeter. Alton Towers was the home of the Talbot family, Earls of Shrewsbury. It was built between about 1810 and 1852. The 15th Earl began ...

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 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 ...

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.

'Betley Court': wood-cut engraving

'Betley Court.' Showing a view of a white house, across a lake and park.Anonymous.

Betley Park: sepia wash drawing

'View in Betley Park from the Hall window.' Showing the bridge over the lake.'Cornelius Varley, Oct 1820.'

Biddulph Grange

In 1810 John Bateman, a successful engineer and industrialist moved to Staffordshire when he bought the Knypersley Hall and Biddulph Grange estates. His son, James Bateman became fascinated by orchids ...

Biddulph Grange

A view across the lake towards Biddulph Grange. James Bateman spent over twenty years designing the house, a lavish Italianate mansion. It was built in 1868-9, but was largely burnt down in 1896. The ...