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Fives Court Wall, About 10 Metres North of the Poulett Arms Inn, Hinton St George

Description: Fives Court Wall, About 10 Metres North of the Poulett Arms Inn

Grade: II
Date Listed: 4 February 1958
English Heritage Building ID: 262309

OS Grid Reference: ST4211812677
OS Grid Coordinates: 342118, 112677
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9106, -2.8246

Location: High Street, Hinton St George, Somerset TA17 8SE

Locality: Hinton St George
Local Authority: South Somerset District Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: TA17 8SE

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Listing Text


8/59 Fives Court wall, about 10 metres
north of the Poulett Iris Inn


Fives court wall. Late C18/early C19. Ham stone ashlar, about 4 metres wide and 7 metres high, with coped pitched top.
Also known locally as the 'Pelota Wall', this suggests connections with early C19 French prisoners of war, who are said
to have introduced the game into other parts of the county. (VCH Somerset, Vol IV, 1978, p40)

Listing NGR: ST4211912678

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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