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Ford Castle Game Tower with Attached Garden Walls and Carriage Arch

A Grade II Listed Building in Ford, Northumberland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.6317 / 55°37'53"N

Longitude: -2.0896 / 2°5'22"W

OS Eastings: 394454

OS Northings: 637568

OS Grid: NT944375

Mapcode National: GBR F3VB.D1

Mapcode Global: WH9Z2.WQ32

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

Listing Date: 10 March 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1154099

English Heritage Legacy ID: 238059

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
17/92 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

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