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This site has the following component area(s):

Alnwick Garden, The

Hulne Park

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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.

Location information:

Address: The Estate Offices, Alnwick Castle, NE66 1NQ

Locality: Alnwick, Northumberland

Local Authorities:

Northumberland; Alnwick

Historical County: Northumberland

OS Landranger Map Sheet Number: 81 Grid Ref: NU187134
Latitude: 55.4142 Longitude: -1.70618

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Key information:

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

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