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Remains of Lea Castle Adjoining Lower Lea Farmhouse to North

A Grade II Listed Building in Lydham, Shropshire

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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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1054509

English Heritage Legacy ID: 257070

Location: Lydham, Shropshire, SY9

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Lydham

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Bishop's Castle

Church of England Diocese: Hereford

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Listing Text


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

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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