Artillery Tower (Grain Tower), Isle of Grain - Medway (UA)

Artillery tower of 1855 with C20 additions. Forms part of the defences to Sheerness dockyard. Abandoned and surrounded by the sea at high tide.

Artillery Tower (Grain Tower), Isle of Grain - Medway (UA)
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Site Details

    Designated Site Name:
    Coastal artillery defences on the Isle of Grain, immediately east and south east of Grain village
    Heritage Category:
    Scheduled Monument
    List Entry Number:
    1019955
    Local Planning Authority:
    Medway (UA)
    Site Type:
    Defence > Coastal defence site

Location

    Building Name:
    Artillery Tower (Grain Tower)
    Unitary Authority:
    Medway (UA)
    Parish:
    Isle of Grain
    Parliamentary Constituency:
    Rochester and Strood
    Region:
    London and 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):
    1019955 and 1204520