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Description: Ball Court
Date Listed: 24 March 1961
English Heritage Building ID: 261877
OS Grid Reference: ST6767218617
OS Grid Coordinates: 367672, 118617
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9661, -2.4617
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ST6718 MILBORNE PORT CP HIGH STREET (South side)
12/140 Ball Court
(previously listed as Fives Court)
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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Source: English Heritage
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