Tag : Duke of Northumberland

Patrick Baty carried out the analysis of the paint in the Great Conservatory
Dec 9th, 2010 | | Conservation | Portfolio | Private Houses | Residences | 1 Comment

Syon House

In the 18th century, Hugh Percy, 1st Duke of Northumberland, commissioned architect and interior designer Robert Adam and landscape designer Lancelot "Capability" Brown to redesign the house and estate. Work began...

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Brizlee Tower, Alnwick
Nov 26th, 2010 | | Monuments | No Comments

Brizlee Tower, Alnwick

An ornamental tower, dated 1781, and thought to have been designed by Robert Adam for the first Duke of Northumberland, although it is also attributed to the duke himself. It is in an elaborate Gothick style and was...

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