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Tillmouth Park

  • Earlier Houses: An earlier house of 1810 was demolished in 1882 and replaced by the current house.

    Built / Designed For: Blake family

    House & Family History: Sir Francis Blake I (of the second creation) purchased Tillmouth Park circa 1740. The House became the primary family seat after the sale of Fowberry in 1807 (the family remodeled Fowberry Tower, near Wooler, in 1776). The son of Sir Francis Blake II demolished the earlier house of 1810 and built the current house in 1882, using stones from the nearby, uncompleted Twizel Castle.

  • Architect: Charles Barry Jr.

    Date: 1882
    Designed: House

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  • Title: Lost Houses of Newcastle and Northumberland
    Author: Faulkner, Thomas; Lowery, Phoebe
    Year Published: 1996
    Publisher: Yorkshire: Jill Raines
    ISBN: 0951649426
    Book Type: Softback

  • House Listed: Grade II

    Park Listed: Grade II

  • Past Seat / Home of: Blake family.

    Current Ownership Type: Corporation

    Primary Current Ownership Use: Hotel

    Ownership Details: Today Tillmouth Park Country House Hotel.

  • House Open to Public: By Appointment

    Phone: 01890-882-255

    Fax: 01890-882-540

    Website: http://www.tillmouthpark.co.uk

    Historic Houses Member: No