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West Lodge and Gateway to Ford Castle

A Grade II Listed Building in Ford, Northumberland

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Latitude: 55.631 / 55°37'51"N

Longitude: -2.097 / 2°5'49"W

OS Eastings: 393990

OS Northings: 637492

OS Grid: NT939374

Mapcode National: GBR F3SB.S8

Mapcode Global: WH9Z2.RQML

Entry Name: West Lodge and Gateway to Ford Castle

Listing Date: 10 March 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1153904

English Heritage Legacy ID: 238034

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 B 6353
NT 93 NW
(East side)
10/66 West Lodge and
Gateway to
Ford Castle
Lodge and gateway. 1866 probably by David Bryce for the Marchioness of
Waterford. Ashlar with Welsh slate roof. Gothic style.

Lodge single storey. 3 short radiating wings with porch in angle between
two of them. Porch has pointed-arched door and sidelights under hoodmould.
Date and Lady Waterford's monogram in the gable. Towards road 3 bays; left
bay projecting at an angle with a 6-light canted bay window on the gable end;
to right two 3-light mullioned and transomed windows. Gabled roof with
ridged and roll-moulded coping, kneelers and ridge stack of 4 clustered
shafts. Bands of purple and blue slate.

To left screen wall and gatepiers. Castellated octagonal gatepiers flanked
by arcades of 20 pointed arches. The rearing horses on the piers added by
Lord Joicey after 1907.

Listing NGR: NT9399037492

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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