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Ford Castle

  • House & Family History: Sir John Hussey Delaval commissioned alterations. David Bryce remodelled House for Louisa Marchioness of Waterford.

  • Architect: James Nisbet

    Date: Circa 1771
    Designed: Remodeled House in Gothick style for Sir John Hussey Delavel, later 1st Lord Delavel.

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    Architect: Robert Adam

    Date: 18th century
    Designed: Remodeled House

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    Architect: Alexander Gilkie

    Designed: Remodeled House

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    Architect: David Bryce

    Date: 1861-65
    Designed: Remodeled House for Louisa, Marchioness of Waterford.

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  • Country Life: LXXXIX, 32 plan, 56, 78, 1941.

  • Title: Biographical Dictionary of British Architects, 1600-1840, A - SOFTBACK
    Author: Colvin, Howard
    Year Published: 1995
    Reference: pg. 706
    Publisher: New Haven: Yale University Press
    ISBN: 0300072074
    Book Type: Softback

    Title: Debrett's Peerage and Baronetage, 1990
    Author: Kidd, Charles; Williamson, David (Editors)
    Year Published: 1990
    Publisher: London: Debrett's Peerage Limited (New York: St. Martin's Press, Inc.)
    ISBN: 0312046405
    Book Type: Hardback

    Title: Disintegration of a Heritage: Country Houses and their Collections, 1979-1992, The
    Author: Sayer, Michael
    Year Published: 1993
    Publisher: Norfolk: Michael Russell (Publishing)
    ISBN: 0859551970
    Book Type: Hardback

    Title: Lost Houses of Newcastle and Northumberland
    Author: Faulkner, Thomas; Lowery, Phoebe
    Year Published: 1996
    Publisher: Yorkshire: Jill Raines
    ISBN: 0951649426
    Book Type: Softback

  • House Listed: Grade I

    Park Listed: Not Listed

  • Past Seat / Home of: Sir John Hussey Delavel, later 1st Lord Delavel, 18th century. Louisa, Marchioness of Waterford, 19th century. James Joicey, 1st Baron Joicey, 19th-20th centuries.

    Current Ownership Type: Individual / Family Trust

    Primary Current Ownership Use: Unknown

    Ownership Details: Owned by Lord Joicey and let to the local council.

  • House Open to Public: No

    Historic Houses Member: No