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Latitude: 52.4967 / 52°29'48"N
Longitude: -2.9572 / 2°57'26"W
OS Eastings: 335110
OS Northings: 289187
OS Grid: SO351891
Mapcode National: GBR B8.HSQ3
Mapcode Global: VH75Y.PHHW
Entry Name: Remains of Lea Castle Adjoining Lower Lea Farmhouse to North
Listing Date: 2 January 1985
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1054509
English Heritage Legacy ID: 257070
Location: Lydham, Shropshire, SY9
Civil Parish: Lydham
Traditional County: Shropshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire
Church of England Parish: Bishop's Castle
Church of England Diocese: Hereford
SO 38 NE LYDHAM C.P. LEA
6/155 Remains of Lea Castle
adjoining Lower Lea
Farmhouse to north (Formerly
listed as Lea Castle)
Castle, remains of. Circa C14. Coursed limestone rubble with ashlar dressings.
Probably part of rectangular tower approximately 5 x 14 metres with walls
remaining to south, east and west. Blocked pointed archway to north; probable
remains of corbelled stack to south. This was formerly a castle of the Bishops
of Hereford. q.v. Lower Lea Farmhouse and cartshed and granary adjoining remains
of Lea Castle to north. A.M. No.302; N.Pevsner, B.O.E. Shropshire, 1979, P.164.
Listing NGR: SO3511089187
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