Keys to the Past

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.

Reference number:N471
Historical period: Georgian (1714 to 1830)

See also:
Source of Reference
Local History of Alwinton

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