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BALL COURT FIVES TOWER

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: BALL COURT FIVES TOWER

List entry Number: 1056281

Location

BALL COURT, HIGH STREET
FIVES TOWER, HIGH STREET

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

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Milborne Port

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 24-Mar-1961

Date of most recent amendment: 15-Feb-1985

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 261877

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List entry Description

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Reasons for Designation

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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

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National Grid Reference: ST 67672 18617

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