Brislee Tower - view to coast

  • Description

    Brislee Tower was constructed in 1781 by Matthew Mills, to a design by Robert Adam. It was commissioned by the 1st Duke of Northumberland in memory of his wife, who had died five years earlier. It stands in Hulne Park. It is opened occassionally and from the top you can see as far as the Cheviots, Lammermuir Hills, Holy Island, and (it is claimed) Durham. Here, Bamburgh was just visible on the coastline to the left of the picture, but Holy Island was hidden in the haze.
  • Owner

    Pete Reed
  • Source

    Flickr (Flickr)
  • License

    What does this mean? Attribution-NonCommercial License
  • Further information

    Resource type: Image
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 6 years, 9 months ago
    Viewed: 472 times
    Picture Taken: 2011-10-16T11:10:38
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