The Governor's House, Palace Green (Berwick upon Tweed)
The Governor's House was home to the Military Governor of the Garrison of Berwick-upon-Tweed. The building stands on the east side of the Green. It was built in about 1719 and designed by the famous architect Nicholas Hawksmoor. It has a central building with two wings on each side. An earlier governor's house probably lies beneath this one. This is a Grade II Listed Building protected by law,
|Historical period:||Post Medieval (1540 to 1901)|
|Legal status:||Conservation area|
|Event(s):||DESK BASED ASSESSMENT, Heritage statement in respect of buildings at Governor's House, Palace Street, Berwick-upon-Tweed 2008; CgMs Consulting|
Source of Reference
Local History of Berwick upon Tweed
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