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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1154099
English Heritage Legacy ID: 238059
Location: Ford, Northumberland, TD15
Civil Parish: Ford
Traditional County: Northumberland
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland
Church of England Parish: Ford And Etal
Church of England Diocese: Newcastle
FORD FORD CASTLE
17/92 Game Tower with
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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