Alton Abbey (later Alton Towers), Staffordshire: perspective
|Architect/Designer||Allason, Thomas (1790-1852)|
|Hollins, William (1763-1843)|
|Hopper, Thomas (1776-1856)|
|Artist/Photographer||Allason, Thomas (1790-1852)|
NOTES: The architects working on the existing house during the period 1811-1820 were Thomas Hopper, who was responsible for the conservatory, William Hollins of Birmingham, who was responsible for changes to the old hall in 1817 and some ornamental work, and, most significantly, Thomas Allason, commissioned by the 15th Earl of Shrewsbury in 1819-20, who designed the north Entrance Hall, Chapel, great Drawing Room, Long Gallery and dining room. The house was later to be altered by A.W.N. Pugin and its name changed to Alton Towers.
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