FORD CASTLE NORTH FORECOURT WALL AND GATEWAY WITH LAUNDRY AND SERVICE WING ATTACHED TO REAR

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1042186
Date first listed:
10-Mar-1988
Statutory Address:
FORD CASTLE NORTH FORECOURT WALL AND GATEWAY WITH LAUNDRY AND SERVICE WING ATTACHED TO REAR

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Location

Statutory Address:
FORD CASTLE NORTH FORECOURT WALL AND GATEWAY WITH LAUNDRY AND SERVICE WING ATTACHED TO REAR

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

District:
Northumberland (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Ford
National Grid Reference:
NT 94448 37541

Details

FORD FORD CASTLE NT 9437 17/91 North Forecourt Wall and Gateway with laundry and service wing attached to rear GV II*

Gateway and forecourt wall with laundry and service wing of castle attached to rear. 1791 by J. Nisbet for Sir John Hussey Deleval. Laundry and service wing added mid-late C19 for the Marchioness of Waterford. Ashlar. Wall and gateway Gothick style. Central high pedestrian gateway. It has a pointed arch with imitation portcullis, set in a blank trefoiled arch. Modillion cornice and 3 pierced quartrefoils in the parapet. Left and right castellated walls.

Attached to east end of rear a laundry; single storey, 7 bays. Central boarded door with 3-pane overlight. 12-pane sashes in stop-chamfered surrounds. Gabled roof with Lakeland slates. Interior shows laundry equipment of the period.

Attached to west end of rear the service wing in similar style. Irregular plan with boarded doors, 12-pane sashes and Lakeland slate roofs.

Listing NGR: NT9444837541

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
238058
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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Date: 25 Mar 2003
Reference: IOE01/08290/13
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