WISH TOWER

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1043638

Date first listed: 17-May-1971

Statutory Address: WISH TOWER, KING EDWARD'S PARADE

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: WISH TOWER, KING EDWARD'S PARADE

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: East Sussex

District: Eastbourne (District Authority)

National Grid Reference: TV 61336 98221

Summary

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

KING EDWARD'S PARADE 1. 1065 Wish Tower TV 6198 7/33

II

2. Martello Tower erected in 1806 as a defence. The walls are 8 feet thick built of brick with a cement coating. The door is 20 feet above the ground. Inside was a magazine with 2 rooms above it. On the roof was a gun emplace- ment. This Tower has been largely spoiled during the 1939/1945 war by an observation post or range finding look-out having been built on top of it with a square roof that juts out in front.

Listing NGR: TV6133698221

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 293573

Legacy System: LBS

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