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