Martello Tower No. 66, Langney Point, Eastbourne - Eastbourne

Martello tower, 1806. On the beach near the harbour entrance. The preservation of archaeological and historical significance will be the main consideration in assessing the suitability of proposals to convert Martello towers for residential use.

Martello Tower No. 66, Langney Point, Eastbourne - Eastbourne
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Site Details

  • Designated Site Name: Martello tower no 66, 320m north east of Langney Point
  • Heritage Category: Scheduled Monument
  • List Entry Number: 1017356
  • Local Planning Authority: Eastbourne
  • Site Type: Defence > Coastal defence site


  • Building Name: Martello Tower No. 66
  • Locality: Langney Point, Eastbourne
  • County: East Sussex
  • District / Borough: Eastbourne
  • Parliamentary Constituency: Eastbourne
  • Region: South East

Assessment Information

  • Assessment Type: Building or structure
  • Condition: Fair
  • Occupancy / Use: Vacant/not in use
  • Priority: E - Under repair or in fair to good repair, but no user identified; or under threat of vacancy with no obvious new user (applicable only to buildings capable of beneficial use)
  • Previous Priority: E
  • Ownership: Commercial company
  • Designation: Scheduled Monument and Listed Building grade II
  • List Entry Number(s): 1017356 and 1043660