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

A Grade II* Listed Building in Ford, Northumberland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.6314 / 55°37'53"N

Longitude: -2.0897 / 2°5'23"W

OS Eastings: 394448

OS Northings: 637541

OS Grid: NT944375

Mapcode National: GBR F3VB.C4

Mapcode Global: WH9Z2.WQ28

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

Listing Date: 10 March 1988

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1042186

English Heritage Legacy ID: 238058

Location: Ford, Northumberland, TD15

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Ford

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Ford And Etal

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

FORD FORD CASTLE
NT 9437
17/91 North Forecourt
Wall and Gateway
with laundry and
service wing
attached to rear
GV II*

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
walls.

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
period.

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

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