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Alton, Staffordshire

Alton is a village in the county of Staffordshire, England, north of Uttoxeter.

Alton Towers was a mansion owned by the Earls of Shrewsbury and designed by August Pugin, with the gardens and park designed by Capability Brown. There is also a castle high above the River Churnet.

Nowadays Alton Towers is a leisure theme park.