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Latitude: 51.0554 / 51°3'19"N
Longitude: -3.1891 / 3°11'20"W
OS Eastings: 316757
OS Northings: 129127
OS Grid: ST167291
Mapcode National: GBR LX.FXJW
Mapcode Global: FRA 466B.9DZ
Entry Name: Five's Tower in Carpark, Lethbridge Arms Inn
Listing Date: 4 May 1984
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1059211
English Heritage Legacy ID: 270240
Location: Bishop's Lydeard, Taunton Deane, Somerset, TA4
District: Taunton Deane
Civil Parish: Bishop's Lydeard
Built-Up Area: Bishops Lydeard
Traditional County: Somerset
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset
ST1629 BISHOP'S LYDEARD CP GORE SQUARE (West side)
10/28 Five's Tower in carpark,
Lethbridge Arms Inn
Fives Tower. Probably late C18. Red sandstone random rubble and red brick flemish bond. Tower about 12 metres high,
facade facing North, faced with brick, shaped gable of brick, slightly projecting angled, stepped wings, rear elevation
of random rubble with central stepped buttress reaching to base of gable. Attached to facade, single storey storehouse
with steeply pitched double Roman tile roof, randy rubble walls, gable end opening with hoist, not included. The game
of fives was very popular in Somerset until the mid C19; originally played against the church tower, this is the only
surviving purpose built fives tower in Taunton Deane.
Listing NGR: ST1675729127
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