Warkworth must be approached from the N. With its bridge, its bridge-tower, then Bridge Street at an angle joining the main street up a hill to the towering sharp-cut block of the keep, it is one of the most exciting sequences of views one can have in England.
Nikolaus Pevsner says
‘Here is one of the rare cases where the military engineer happened to be a great architect. The Warkworth keep. is a work of architecture in the sense that both its mass and its inner spaces are beautiful as well as useful,.’