Basic Site Details

Name: Alnwick Castle
City or county: Northumberland
Country: England
Parish:  
Status:  
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Notes: The principal rooms for which the Adams were responsible were the saloon, drawing room and library.

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 1Country House  

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 1c. 1770c. 1780Build/constructionInterior decoration of keep in the Gothic style.

People

Design and Construction

The following individuals or organisations have carried out design/construction work. Where architects or practices worked together, matching letters appear beside their names in the Partnership Group column.
 NameRolePartnership GroupFromToNotes
Item 1 of 2James Paine BBefore 1770 The Adams succeeded James Paine as architect to the Duke of Northumberland.
Item 2 of 2Robert AdamArchitectAc. 1770c. 1790Interior decoration of keep in the Gothic style.

Clients

The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
 NameNotes
Item 1 of 1Northumberland, 1st Duke of 

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Northumberland, CF, Duchess of 1823Castles of Alnwick & Warkworth etc from sketches by CF Duchess of Northumberland Privately printedShows plans of the catsle in the 18th century.

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Sessional Papers of the RIBABetween 1856 and 1857