Blindburn Whisky Still (Alwinton)
This is the site of an illegal whisky still. In the 18th and 19th century whisky was secretly made in several isolated buildings high in the Cheviots. At this site the remains of a rectangular building and a corn drying kiln can still be seen.
|Historical period:||Post Medieval (1540 to 1901)|
To find out more about a particular site, please click the Identify button (i) on the toolbar, then click the site on the map.
The Historic maps option is only available when the map scale is between 2500 and 10000.
Source of Reference
Local History of Alwinton
Please note that this information has been compiled from a number of different sources. Durham County Council and Northumberland County Council can accept no responsibility for any inaccuracy contained therein. If you wish to use/copy any of the images, please ensure that you read the Copyright information provided.