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Abbey House, Ranton.

Abbey House, built c.1820, is situated next to the ruined tower of Ranton Abbey (just visible behind the trees on the left). The house was damaged by fire during the Second World War whilst occupied ...

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 Shugborough Park

Shugborough Hall and gardens viewed from the west, with the River Trent to the left, the Arboretum and the River Sow in the foreground, and the old channel of the Sow forming an ornamental water feature ...

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 Darlaston Hall, Stone,

The Darlaston estate was owned by Burton Abbey, but during the Reformation the estate was sold to James Collier, a wool merchant. The estate was sold to William Jervis of Meaford in 1655, and it remained ...

Aerial view of Farley Hall

The Farley estate passed to Richard Bill of Norbury, Derbyshire by marriage in 1607. He built Farley Hall shortly afterwards. There were extensive alterations in 1784. The Hall was later a Youth ...

Aerial View of Meaford Hall, Stone,

Photograph taken from a sale catalogue. A hall has stood on this site since the seventeenth century. Towards the end of the century a William Jervis of Chatcull bought the estate, and in 1740 soldiers ...

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 ...

Agricultural Event, Ingestre Hall,

Ingestre Hall was built by Sir Walter Chetwynd in 1613. By the eighteenth century it had been acquired by the Talbots, who remodelled parts of the hall in the early 1800s. The Talbots became the Earls ...

Alton 'Abbey' (now Alton Towers): engraving

'Alton Towers, Staffordshire. Seat of the Right Hon[orable] Earl of Shrewsbury.' Showing a large castellated house in the Gothic revival, in gardens, [built 1814].[Similar to SV I.49c.]'T. Fradgley, del., ...

Alton 'Abbey' (now Alton Towers): lithograph

'Alton Towers,' showing a general view of the 'Towers' and gardens, and the pagoda-like 'conservatory.' 'Printed by Day and Haghe, lithographers to the King.'

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): sepia drawing

'West View of Alton Towers, Staffordshire,' showing the 'flag-tower' over the valley and wooded hills. Artist: J. C. Buckler.

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 Castle, Formal Gardens and Buildings, Alton. Photographed by William Blake.

Stereoscope slide containing a view of the castle, formal gardens and buildings at Alton, Nr. Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire. Originally home to the Talbot family, Earls of Shrewsbury, Alton Towers ...

Alton Castle. Photographed by William Blake.

View of Alton Castle, showing part of the wall and towers from the medieval castle built in about 1175.

Alton Castle. Photographed by William Blake.

View of Alton Castle, showing part of the wall and towers from the medieval castle built in about 1175

Alton Castle. Photographed by William Blake.

View of Alton Castle showing the south-east angle of the tower and wall.