Martello Tower No. 9, Shorncliffe Camp, Sandgate / Hythe - Folkestone and Hythe

Martello tower, 1806. Derelict, disposed by Ministry of Defence to private owner. 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. 9, Shorncliffe Camp, Sandgate / Hythe - Folkestone and Hythe
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Site Details

  • Designated Site Name: Martello tower no 9, Sandgate, Folkestone
  • Heritage Category: Scheduled Monument
  • List Entry Number: 1017226
  • Local Planning Authority: Folkestone and Hythe
  • Site Type: Defence > Coastal defence site

Location

  • Building Name: Martello Tower No. 9
  • County: Kent
  • District / Borough: Folkestone and Hythe
  • Parish: Sandgate / Hythe
  • Parliamentary Constituency: Folkestone and Hythe
  • 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): 1017226 and 1061167

Contact Details

Paul Roberts

Next steps

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