Martello Tower No. 28, Rye Harbour, Icklesham - Rother

A derelict Martello tower built 1806. Situated on the edge of a caravan park. 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. 28, Rye Harbour, Icklesham - Rother
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Site Details

  • Designated Site Name: Martello tower no 28 at Rye Harbour
  • Heritage Category: Scheduled Monument
  • List Entry Number: 1017353
  • Local Planning Authority: Rother
  • Site Type: Defence > Coastal defence site


  • Building Name: Martello Tower No. 28
  • Locality: Rye Harbour
  • County: East Sussex
  • District / Borough: Rother
  • Parish: Icklesham
  • Parliamentary Constituency: Hastings and Rye
  • Region: South East

Assessment Information

  • Assessment Type: Building or structure
  • Condition: Very bad
  • Occupancy / Use: Vacant/not in use
  • Priority: C - Slow decay; no solution agreed
  • Previous Priority: C
  • Ownership: Private
  • Designation: Scheduled Monument and Listed Building grade II
  • List Entry Number(s): 1017353 and 1234372