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On The Coquet, Northumberland

On The Coquet, Northumberland

Photographer: Thompson, Stephen

Medium: Photographic print

Date: 1875

Shelfmark: 1758.b.6

Item number: 22

Length: 14.8

Width: 18.15

Scale: Centimetres

Genre: Photograph

"From the smooth green slopes we obtain wide and charming views, seaward and landward, with the winding banks and hanging woods of the Coquet, a sweet little river almost surrounding the castle." Extract from 'Studies From Nature'.

Warkworth Castle was built in the 12th century on the site of an Anglo-Saxon stronghold. In 1332 it became the main residence of the Earls of Northumberland, the Percys.

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