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Ball Court fives Tower

A Grade II Listed Building in Milborne Port, Somerset

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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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1056281

English Heritage Legacy ID: 261877

Location: Milborne Port, South Somerset, Somerset, DT9

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset

Civil Parish: Milborne Port

Built-Up Area: Milborne Port

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text


12/140 Ball Court
(Fives Tower)
(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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