MARTELLO TOWER NO 9

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1061167

Date first listed: 11-Mar-1975

Statutory Address: MARTELLO TOWER NO 9

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: MARTELLO TOWER NO 9

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

County: Kent

District: Shepway (District Authority)

Parish: Sandgate

National Grid Reference: TR 19022 35148

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History

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Details

1. 5281 SANDGATE Martello Tower No 9 TR 13 NE 13/19D II 2. Built in 18 6 as part of the coast defences. Circular tower built of brick with walls 5½ ft to 6 ft thick. Most of the cement coating has peeled off. In the centre of each is a brick pillar with vaulted arcnes springing from it. On the ground floor was tile magazine and above it quarters for the garrison divided into 2 rooms with a gun emplacement on the roof. Ditch with ramparts lined with ashlar. The doors are about 20 ft above the ground.

Listing NGR: TR1902235148

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 175415

Legacy System: LBS

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