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Remains of Lea Castle Adjoining Lower Lea Farmhouse to North, Lydham

Description: Remains of Lea Castle Adjoining Lower Lea Farmhouse to North

Grade: II
Date Listed: 2 January 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 257070

OS Grid Reference: SO3511089187
OS Grid Coordinates: 335110, 289187
Latitude/Longitude: 52.4967, -2.9572

Location: Lydham, Shropshire SY9 5HZ

Locality: Lydham
County: Shropshire
Country: England
Postcode: SY9 5HZ

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Listing Text


6/155 Remains of Lea Castle
adjoining Lower Lea
Farmhouse to north (Formerly
listed as Lea Castle)

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

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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