REMAINS OF LEA CASTLE ADJOINING LOWER LEA FARMHOUSE TO NORTH

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1054509

Date first listed: 02-Jan-1985

Statutory Address: REMAINS OF LEA CASTLE ADJOINING LOWER LEA FARMHOUSE TO NORTH, LEA

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Location

Statutory Address: REMAINS OF LEA CASTLE ADJOINING LOWER LEA FARMHOUSE TO NORTH, LEA

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

District: Shropshire (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Lydham

National Grid Reference: SO 35110 89187

Summary

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History

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Details

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

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 257070

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Shropshire, (1958), 164

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