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What happened to General Lambert?

Narrowgate House, at 31 & 33 Narrowgate, is widely known as General Lambert’s House, and was listed under that name in 1977. But there never was a General Lambert. In 1811 John Lambert, a solicitor and property developer bought two small properties on Narrowgate. Dating from the 16th or 17th century, number 31 was probably … Continue reading What happened to General Lambert?

Paikes Lane / Fenkle Street

George Tate’s two volume history of Alnwick still remains the most important source for local historians. In describing development of the town Tate was discovering and recording its history. In his other activities he was keen to both preserve and improve the town. For that we recognised him in Some Alnwick Heritage Heroes. George was … Continue reading Paikes Lane / Fenkle Street