Litchfield Cathedral, Litchfield, Staffordshire - The first cathedral was built on the present site in 700 AD. Work began on the present Gothic cathedral in 1195. At the time of the Domesday Book survey, Lichfield was held by the bishop of Chester. It is the only medieval English cathedral with three spires.

Litchfield Cathedral, Litchfield, Staffordshire, England, UK - The first cathedral was built on the present site in 700 AD. It is the only medieval English cathedral with three spires.

Holy Austin Rock, Kinver, Staffordshire. Homes in the rock. From the 1600's until the 1960's whole families lived comfortably in cave dwellings hewn into the soft sandstone along Kinver Edge. The rock houses here at Holy Austin Rock are among the finest in Europe. Eleven families lived here in a warren of whitewashed rooms on three levels. Now looked after by The National Trust.

Holy Austin Rock, Kinver, Staffordshire Homes in the rock. From the until the whole families lived comfortably in cave dwellings hewn into the soft sandstone along Kinver Edge.

13th century Caverswall Castle , Staffordshire, UK

Caverswall Castle is a privately owned early century mansion built in a castellar style upon the foundations and within the walls of a medieval castle. It is a Grade I listed building in Caverswall, Staffordshire

Lionheart Doorway, St. Giles, Staffordshire, England

Giles Church - Cheadle in Staffordshire, England. The splendid west doors of St Gile's church in Cheadle has two gilded rampant lions, a device from the arms of John Talbot, Earl of Shrewsbury who financed this glorious church in

Hiking in Lud’s Church, a deep chasm in Staffordshire, England. Robin Hood, Friar Tuck and Bonny Prince Charlie are all reputed to have hidden from the authorities within the chasm.

Peak District - Hiking in Lud’s Church, a deep chasm in Staffordshire, England. Robin Hood, Friar Tuck and Bonny Prince Charlie are all reputed to have hidden from the authorities within the chasm.

Holy Austin Rock in Staffordshire, England. These medieval cave houses carved from sandstone were abandoned by the last residents in the 1960s, but people were living happily inside them for over three centuries before that, possibly even earlier.

Holy Austin Rock, Kinver, Staffordshire Homes in the rock. From the until the whole families lived comfortably in cave dwellings hewn into the soft sandstone along Kinver Edge. The rock houses here at Holy Austin Rock are among the finest in Europe

View out of Thor's Cave, Staffordshire, England. High on a limestone crag above the River Manifold a series of many chambers make up Thor's cave. You can reach it by a stairway from the Manifold track, the path follows one of the Peak District's 'disappearing' rivers, which seep deep into the cracks of the limestone.

View out of Thor's Cave, Staffordshire, England. High on a limestone crag above the River Manifold a series of many chambers make up Thor's cave.

Whittington Old Hall, Staffordshire, is a 16th-century mansion house which has been subdivided into separate residential apartments. It is a Grade II* listed building and the house is believed to have been built by the Everard family during the Tudor period.

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Whittington Old Hall, Staffordshire, UK, is a mansion house which has been subdivided into separate residential apartments. It is a Grade II listed building and the house is believed to have been built by the Everard family during the Tudor period.

The Roaches, Peak District, Staffordshire, England, by Tim Smalley.

The Roaches, Peak District, Staffordshire, England, by Tim Smalley. lovely walking up here and then down to Luds Church.

Trentham Gardens

Can we really let this building go to waste? Final remains of historic hall face ruin because of £35m restoration price tag

Kinver Edge, Staffordshire, where the last of the troglodytes dwelt in England. There is a complete set of cave-houses excavated into the local sandstone, some restored to a habitable state. It has been plausibly suggested that these cave-houses and their small gardens were the inspiration for Hobbiton in the writings of J.R.R.Tolkien, who grew up in nearby Birmingham and Staffordshire.

Holy Austin Rock, Kinver, Staffordshire Homes in the rock. From the until the whole families lived comfortably in cave dwellings hewn into the soft sandstone along Kinver Edge.

Heath House Estate in Staffordshire, England

Heath House, Staffordshire doubled as Baskerville Hall, Dartmoor in "The Hound of the Baskervilles"

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