Alnwick Castle, Alnwick, Northumberland, England
Record Id: 80
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This site has the following component area(s):
Brief description of site
Alnwick Castle has landscaped pleasure grounds and a landscape park. There is also an ornamental garden, which is described separately.
Brief history of site
Lancelot Brown created the landscape park for the 1st Duke of Northumberland between 1760 and 1779. Further planting was carried out in the late-19th century.
Address: The Estate Offices, Alnwick Castle, NE66 1NQ
Locality: Alnwick, Northumberland
Historical County: Northumberland
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Form of site: landscape park
Purpose of site: Ornamental
Context or principal building: castle
Site first created: 1760 to 1779
Main period of development: Mid 18th century
Survival: Part: standing remains
Site Size (Hectares): 1288