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Ford Castle North Forecourt Wall and Gateway with Laundry and Service Wing Attached to Rear, Ford

Description: Ford Castle North Forecourt Wall and Gateway with Laundry and Service Wing Attached to Rear

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 10 March 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 238058

OS Grid Reference: NT9444837541
OS Grid Coordinates: 394448, 637541
Latitude/Longitude: 55.6314, -2.0897

Location: B6353, Ford, Northumberland TD15 2PX

Locality: Ford
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: TD15 2PX

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Listing Text

NT 9437
17/91 North Forecourt
Wall and Gateway
with laundry and
service wing
attached to rear

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

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

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

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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