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
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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: 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

Contact Details

Paul Roberts

Next steps

Read more about this historic site on the National Heritage List for England