Keys to the Past

Brizlee Tower (Denwick)

Brizlee Tower, Alnwick.
Photo by Harry Rowland.
Brizlee Tower, Alnwick. Photo by Harry Rowland.

An ornamental tower, dated 1781, and thought to have been designed by John Adam for the first Duke of Northumberland, although it is also attributed to the duke himself. It is in an elaborate Gothick style and was built as a viewing platform for Alnwick Castle park. This is a Grade I Listed Building protected by law.

Reference number:N13198
Historical period: Hanoverian (1714 to 1837)
Second World War (1939 to 1945)
Legal status:Listed Building

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Source of Reference
Local History of Denwick


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