Tag : Monuments

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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The Cenotaph
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The Cenotaph

The Cenotaph was designed by the architect Sir Edwin Lutyens, in the years 1919-20. The railings were made a few years later and are erected around the memorial each Remembrance Sunday. I was commissioned to...

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David Garrick's Temple
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David Garrick’s Temple to Shakespeare

The renowned actor-manager, David Garrick, built the Temple to celebrate the genius of William Shakespeare, commissioning the sculptor Roubiliac to provide a life-size statue of his hero to be placed inside. The...

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