WEST LODGE AND GATEWAY TO FORD CASTLE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1153904
Date first listed:
10-Mar-1988
Statutory Address:
WEST LODGE AND GATEWAY TO FORD CASTLE, B6353

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Location

Statutory Address:
WEST LODGE AND GATEWAY TO FORD CASTLE, B6353

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 93990 37492

Details

FORD B 6353 NT 93 NW (East side) 10/66 West Lodge and Gateway to Ford Castle GV II Lodge and gateway. 1866 probably by David Bryce for the Marchioness of Waterford. Ashlar with Welsh slate roof. Gothic style.

Lodge single storey. 3 short radiating wings with porch in angle between two of them. Porch has pointed-arched door and sidelights under hoodmould. Date and Lady Waterford's monogram in the gable. Towards road 3 bays; left bay projecting at an angle with a 6-light canted bay window on the gable end; to right two 3-light mullioned and transomed windows. Gabled roof with ridged and roll-moulded coping, kneelers and ridge stack of 4 clustered shafts. Bands of purple and blue slate.

To left screen wall and gatepiers. Castellated octagonal gatepiers flanked by arcades of 20 pointed arches. The rearing horses on the piers added by Lord Joicey after 1907.

Listing NGR: NT9399037492

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
238034
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: 12 Jan 2002
Reference: IOE01/06145/03
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