Martello Tower no 6, Shorncliffe Camp, Sandgate - Folkestone and Hythe

A Martello tower sold by the Ministry of Defence to a private owner who proposed a repair and conversion scheme, including residential use. Permissions now lapsed with no works having started, including for agreed enabling development. Alternative solution under a different potential owner now under discussion.

Martello Tower no 6, Shorncliffe Camp, Sandgate - Folkestone and Hythe
© Historic England

Site Details

    Designated Site Name:
    Martello tower no 6, Sandgate, Folkestone
    Heritage Category:
    Scheduled Monument
    List Entry Number:
    1017173
    Local Planning Authority:
    Folkestone and Hythe
    Site Type:
    Defence > Coastal defence site

Location

    Building Name:
    Martello Tower no 6
    Locality:
    Shorncliffe Camp
    County:
    Kent
    District / Borough:
    Folkestone and Hythe
    Parish:
    Sandgate
    Parliamentary Constituency:
    Folkestone and Hythe
    Region:
    London and South East

Assessment Information

    Assessment Type:
    Building or structure
    Condition:
    Poor
    Occupancy / Use:
    Vacant/not in use
    Priority:
    D - Slow decay; solution agreed but not yet implemented
    Previous Priority:
    D
    Ownership:
    Private
    Designation:
    Scheduled Monument and Listed Building grade II, part in CA
    List Entry Number(s):
    1017173 and 1068919