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Alnwick is a market town in north Northumberland, England. The town's population was just over 8,000 at the 2001 census, while the former Alnwick district's population was 31,029.

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Google previewA General Gazetteer, Or Compendious Geographical Dictionary (1849)

by Richard Brookes

Alnwick is a well built town; and is ornamented by a stately old Gothic castle, the seat of the Duke of Northumberland. It is seated on the Alne, 310 miles N. by W. from London, 33 N. of Newcastle, and 26 S. of Berwick. ALPNach, a town of Switzerland, in Underwalden, seated on an arm of the lake of the Four Cantons, 6 miles S. of Lucern. ALPs, (from the Celtic Alb, or Alp, high) a chain of mountains in Europe, which begins at the Gulf of Genoa, to the E. of Nice, passes into Switzerland, ...

Google previewA New System of Geography, Or a General Description of the World (1765)

Containing a Particular and Circumstantial Account of All the Countries, Kingdoms and States of Europe, Asia, Africa and America, Their Situation ... with the Birds, Beasts, ..., Found in Different Regions, Embellished with a New and Accurate Set of Maps, by the Best Geographers, and Great Variety of Copper-plates, Containing Perspective Views of the Principal Cities, Structures, Ruins, Etc by Daniel Fenning, Joseph Collyer

Alnwick is a populous and well built town, seated on the north side of a hill near the river Aln, over which is a stone bridge, at the distance of three hundred and ten miles from London. It has a large town-house, where the quarter-sessions and county courts are held, and the members of parliament eleśted. It has three gates which are almost entire, and shew that it was formerly surrounded by a wall , and is defended by an old flatesy Gothic cattle, the seat of the earls of Northumberland.

Google previewThe Edinburgh Encyclopaedia (1830)

by Sir David Brewster

Alnwick. bic word, employed to denote the imaginary circles *-v- parallel to the horizon, which are supposed to pass through every degree of the meridian. (*) ALNWICK, the county town of Northumberland, 30 miles from Berwick, and 84 from Edinburgh, on the north; 35 from Newcastle, and 310 from London, on the south. The principal streets lead in nearly a straight line to a spacious square, which forms a very convenient market-place; on one side of the square are the shambles, and ...

Google previewThe Edinburgh Gazetteer, Or Geographical Dictionary ... (1822)

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Alnwick was formerly forti*', and vestiges of its walls and gates ...

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