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Ford Castle Game Tower with Attached Garden Walls and Carriage Arch, Ford

Description: Ford Castle Game Tower with Attached Garden Walls and Carriage Arch

Grade: II
Date Listed: 10 March 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 238059

OS Grid Reference: NT9445437568
OS Grid Coordinates: 394454, 637568
Latitude/Longitude: 55.6317, -2.0896

Location: B6353, Ford, Northumberland TD15 2PX

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

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Listing Text

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

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

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

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Source: English Heritage

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