FORD CASTLE GAME TOWER WITH ATTACHED GARDEN WALLS AND CARRIAGE ARCH

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1154099
Date first listed:
10-Mar-1988
Statutory Address:
FORD CASTLE GAME TOWER WITH ATTACHED GARDEN WALLS AND CARRIAGE ARCH

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Location

Statutory Address:
FORD CASTLE GAME TOWER WITH ATTACHED GARDEN WALLS AND CARRIAGE ARCH

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 94454 37568

Details

FORD FORD CASTLE NT 9437 17/92 Game Tower with attached garden walls and carriage arch II

Game larder. Mid-late C19 for the Marchioness of Waterford. Ashlar with stone slate roof. Tower round, 2 storeys. Boarded door with 2-centred arch under dripmould. 2 narrow lancets. 1st floor corbelled out on continuous rounded corbel with cornice over. On 1st floor 8 small square 2-pane windows in boldly-moulded surrounds. Top cornice. Conical roof with fish-scale slates.

Interior is one tall storey. Walls lined with embossed blue and white tiles. Rows of game hooks. Marble shelf round walls and a round marble table in the centre.

Garden wall to west, attached to castle,c.12 feet high with ridged and roll- moulded coping. 5 buttresses on garden side. Similar wall to east links with Walled Garden (q.v.). Attached to rear a segmental carriage arch.

Listing NGR: NT9445437568

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
238059
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: IOE01/08290/14
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