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Hornby Castle, Lancashire

13th century medieval castle developed into a country house circa 1850 by Pudsey Dawson, High Sheriff of Lancashire. House constructed of sandstone rubble with slate roof in the Perpendicular Gothic style with battlemented parapet.

Mid 19th Century Gate lodge to Hornby Castle with concave walls and gate piers. Constructed with snecked sandstone rubble walls with steep slate roof behind an embattled parapet. Stone mullion windows with Tudor Arched heads. Drip moulding course above each storey. Canted west elevation facing on to road and 2 storey projecting entrance bay to south elevation. Circular embattled turret at rear. Gate piers and boundary walls of sandstone ashlar, surmounted with tapering top with crenellation and iron finial.

Gate lodge to Hornby Castle

Gate lodge to Hornby Castle