BALL COURT FIVES TOWER

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1056281

Date first listed: 24-Mar-1961

Date of most recent amendment: 15-Feb-1985

Statutory Address: BALL COURT, HIGH STREET

Statutory Address: FIVES TOWER, HIGH STREET

Map

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FIVES TOWER
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Location

Statutory Address: BALL COURT, HIGH STREET

Statutory Address: FIVES TOWER, HIGH STREET

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

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset (District Authority)

Parish: Milborne Port

National Grid Reference: ST 67672 18617

Summary

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History

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Details

ST6718 MILBORNE PORT CP HIGH STREET (South side)

12/140 Ball Court (Fives Tower) (previously listed as Fives Court)

24.3.61

GV II

Ball Court/Fives Tower. Dated 1847. Local stone, one bay rubble coursed, one bay ashlar. Lias stone plinth, stepped pitched copings to walls which are 6 metres high; stepped buttresses of about 4 metres projection at base, dividing wall into bays of C6 metres. Set into the West gable of the house at the Nothern end is a stone plaque inscribed "The Ball Court Built by Sir Richard Medlycotte, Bt, in the year 1847. It is earnestly hoped that this court which is meant for the health and amusement of the town will be protected from injury".

Listing NGR: ST6767218617

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 261877

Legacy System: LBS

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