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

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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

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Legacy System number: 238059

Legacy System: LBS

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