Keys to the Past

No.2 Bailiffgate (Alnwick)

No.2 Bailiffgate, Alnwick. Photo Northumberland County Council, 1970.
No.2 Bailiffgate, Alnwick. Photo Northumberland County Council, 1970.

This building was formerly known as Derwentwater House, and may have been built in 1791. It has three storeys and a basement. It is a fine example of a late 18th century town house. It is a Grade II* Listed Building protected by law. Further research shows it was built by the Duke of Northumberland in 1797 for his commissioner, John Dormer.

Reference number:N4519
Historical period: Georgian (1714 to 1830)
Victorian (1837 to 1901)
First World War (1914 to 1918)
Legal status:Conservation area
Listed Building



See also:
Source of Reference
Local History of Alnwick


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