Warkworth Castle, Warkworth, Alnwick, Northumberland

Warkworth Castle, Warkworth, Alnwick, Northumberland
Photograph taken April 1994 © Copyright Historic England Archive Photo Library ref: j940147

The gatehouse of Warkworth Castle, with the keep beyond. Warkworth Castle was the home of the powerful Percy family (Dukes of Northumberland). The gatehouse was built in the early 13th century and is an example of early English Gothic architecture. This property is now in the care of English Heritage (2010).

Location

Northumberland Warkworth

Period

Medieval (Middle Ages) (1066 - 1484)

Tags

castle gatehouse attack defence fort moat keep gothic architecture medieval (1066 - 1484) english heritage