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Latitude: 50.9661 / 50°57'57"N
Longitude: -2.4617 / 2°27'42"W
OS Eastings: 367672
OS Northings: 118617
OS Grid: ST676186
Mapcode National: GBR MX.MG3K
Mapcode Global: FRA 56QK.BS1
Entry Name: Ball Court fives Tower
Listing Date: 24 March 1961
Last Amended: 15 February 1985
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1056281
English Heritage Legacy ID: 261877
Location: Milborne Port, South Somerset, Somerset, DT9
District: South Somerset
Civil Parish: Milborne Port
Built-Up Area: Milborne Port
Traditional County: Somerset
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset
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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