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四五町{しごちょう} = 4 to 5 町{ちょう} According to デジタル大辞泉, 1町 = approx. 109 meters Thus, 四五町 would be around 400-500 meters. That is how far the place in question is located from the main street (駅路). 町 is a unit of distance used often to describe "walking distances". I learned that 町 when read as ちょう was a unit of measurement comparable to a mile. Not sure ...


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