Martello Tower "K", Kirby Road, Walton on the Naze, Frinton and Walton - Tendring

One of 29 Martello towers originally built along the east coast 1808-12, against the threat of French invasion. Some internal alteration and problems arising from water ingress. Pre-application discussions for domestic conversion commenced May 2014. Structural investigations have been undertaken and the principles of proposed domestic conversion have been agreed with Historic England. A scheme for domestic conversion has been discussed with Historic England but has yet to be agreed and implemented.

Martello Tower "K", Kirby Road, Walton on the Naze, Frinton and Walton - Tendring
© Historic England

Site Details

    Designated Site Name:
    Martello tower K and associated battery south west of Walton Mere
    Heritage Category:
    Scheduled Monument
    List Entry Number:
    1016787
    Local Planning Authority:
    Tendring
    Site Type:
    Defence > Coastal defence site

Location

    Building Name:
    Martello Tower "K"
    Street Name:
    Kirby Road
    Locality:
    Walton on the Naze
    County:
    Essex
    District / Borough:
    Tendring
    Parish:
    Frinton and Walton
    Parliamentary Constituency:
    Clacton
    Region:
    East of England

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
    List Entry Number(s):
    1016787 and 1111504