Remains Of Lea Castle Adjoining Lower Lea Farmhouse To North / Lea Castle

Date:
30 Sep 2002
Location:
Remains Of Lea Castle Adjoining Lower Lea Farmhouse To North, Lea, Lydham, South Shropshire, Shropshire, SY9 5HZ
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Lea Castle, Lea, Lydham, South Shropshire, Shropshire, SY9 5HZ
Reference:
IOE01/07591/09
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Description

This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

SO 38 NE LYDHAM C.P. LEA

6/155 Remains of Lea Castle adjoining Lower Lea Farmhouse to north (Formerly listed as Lea Castle) GV II Castle, remains of. Circa C14. Coursed limestone rubble with ashlar dressings.

Probably part of rectangular tower approximately 5 x 14 metres with walls remaining to south, east and west. Blocked pointed archway to north; probable remains of corbelled stack to south. This was formerly a castle of the Bishops of Hereford. q.v. Lower Lea Farmhouse and cartshed and granary adjoining remains of Lea Castle to north. A.M. No.302; N.Pevsner, B.O.E. Shropshire, 1979, P.164.

Listing NGR: SO3511089187

Content

This is part of the Series: IOE\Annetts_John IOE Records for Annetts, John; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England

Rights

Copyright IoE Mr John Annetts. Source Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

People & Organisations

Photographer: Annetts, John

Rights Holder: Annetts, John

Keywords

Ashlar, Limestone, Rubble, Medieval Castle, Monument <By Form>, Defence