Radical plans to revamp former home of the creator of the leyandii tree go before planners
When a remote Northumberland estate was sold in 1925, one of the lots was listed as a shooting lodge.
Most people at the sale at the County Hotel in Newcastle would have considered the description of shooting lodge as being wide of the mark.
Mansion more like it.
And mansion in the middle of nowhere.
Construction work started on the lodge at Kindlandlee, high above Alwinton in the Upper Coquet, in the last years of the 19th Century.
The ground floor had an outer and inner hall, dining, drawing and smoking rooms.
On the first floor were six principal bedrooms, four bathrooms, three single... read more
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